Michel Pharaon

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Michel Pharaon
Minister of State for Planning Affairs
In office
December 2016 – December 2020
President Michel Aoun
Prime Minister Saad Hariri
Parliamentary group independent
Minister of Tourism
In office
2014 – December 2016
Prime Minister Tammam Salam
Preceded by Fadi Abboud
Succeeded by Avedis Guidanian
Parliamentary group independent
Minister of State for Administrative Reform
In office
2009–2011
President Michel Suleiman
Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Najib Mikati, Tammam Salam
Succeeded by Mohammad Fneish
Parliamentary group independent
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
In office
July 2005 – June 2008
President Emile Lahoud
Prime Minister Fouad Siniora
Preceded by himself
Parliamentary group independent
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
In office
October 2000 – April 2003
President Emile Lahoud
Prime Minister Rafic Hariri
Parliamentary group independent
Personal details
Born Michel Pharaon
1959 (age 58–59)
Beirut, Lebanon
Citizenship Lebanese
Nationality Lebanese
Political party independent
Spouse(s) Mona Tannous
Children Laura, Paola, Pierre
Parents Pierre Pharaon
Alma mater Saint Joseph University, Dauphine University, Paris
Website michelpharaon.com

Michel Pharaon (Arabic: ميشال فرعون‎), a Lebanese politician, and was Minister of Tourism in Lebanon.[1] He was the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the Fouad Siniora government.[2] He is a member of the Lebanese Parliament. In the general election held in 2000, he won a seat from Beirut's first district.[3] He ran on the list of late Rafik Hariri.[3]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Beirut in June 1959.

He received a degree in Economics and Business Administration from St. Joseph University in 1980 before earning an MBA from the University of Paris in 1981[4]. He heads several boards of directors including the Mednet insurance company and the Commerce du Levant magazine. He is the deputy president of the Ruphayil Pharaon and Sons company and of Pharaon Holding [1]. He is a scion of the wealthy and influential Melkite Greek Catholic Pharaon Family, grandnephew of Henri Philippe Pharaoun.

He is married to Mona Tannous and father of three children.[4]

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