Ministry of Culture (Syria)

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Ministry of Culture
وزارة الثقافة
Al-Rawda, George Haddad Street
Telephone: +963-11-3331556
Current minister Issam Khalil
Headquarters Damascus
Website www.moc.gov.sy

The Ministry of Culture (Arabic: وزارة الثقافة‎) is a government ministry office of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for cultural affairs in Syria.

Ministers of Culture[edit]

  • Dr. Najah al-Attar (1976–2000)
  • Maha Qanout (2000 – 13 December 2001)
  • Najwa Qassab Hassan (13 December 2001 – 10 September 2003)
  • Mahmoud al-Sayyed (10 September 2003 – 21 February 2006)
  • Riyad Naasan Agha (21 February 2006 – 3 October 2010)
  • Riad Ismat (3 October 2010 – 23 June 2012)[1]
  • Dr. Lubanah Mshaweh (23 June 2012 – 27 August 2014)[2]
  • Issam Khalil (27 August 2014 - incumbent)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Syria's Assad replaces two ministers". France 24. 3 October 2010. Retrieved 14 December 2010.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "President al-Assad Issues Decree No. 210 on Formation of New Government Headed by Dr. Riyad Hijab". Syrian Arab News Agency. 23 June 2012. Archived from the original on 26 June 2012.CS1 maint: Unfit url (link)
  3. ^ "President al-Assad issues decree no. 273 on forming the new government". Syrian Arab News Agency. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014.

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