Mansour Fadlallah Azzam

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Mansour Fadlallah Azzam
Public Works Minister
In office
23 June 2012 – 9 February 2013
Prime Minister Riyad Farid Hijab
Wael Nader al-Halqi
Preceded by Office Established
Succeeded by Hussein Arnous
Minister of Presidential Affairs
Assumed office
14 April 2011
Prime Minister Adel Safar
Riyad Farid Hijab
Wael Nader al-Halqi
Minister of Presidential Affairs
In office
23 April 2009 – 29 March 2011
President Bashar al-Assad
Prime Minister Mohammad Najji Outri
Succeeded by Himself
Personal details
Born 1960 (age 56–57)
Sweida, Syria[1]
Children three
Alma mater University of Damascus

Mansour Fadlallah Azzam (born 1960) is the Minister of Presidential Affairs of Syria.[2]

Early life, education and career[edit]

Azzam is a Syrian Druze[3] born in Sweida.[4] He earned a bachelor's degree in French literature from the University of Damascus in 1983, followed by a Diploma in Translation and Arabization in the French language from the same school in 1985. He also earned a Diploma in International Relations from the National Institute of Public Administration[disambiguation needed] in Paris.[citation needed]

In 1994, he took a diplomatic post in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 1995–2000 he worked at the Embassy of Syria, Washington, D.C. as administrator of cultural affairs and U.S. Congress affairs. From 2000–2002 he was an adviser in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Director of Protocol. From 2003–2008 he was Deputy Director of the Presidency of the ceremony, and then appointed Secretary of the Presidency.

His term as minister of public works ended on 9 February 2013.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Azzam is married and has three daughters.

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