Mohammad Nidal al-Shaar

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Mohammad Nidal al-Shaar
Minister of Economy and Trade
Assumed office
14 April 2011
President Bashar al-Assad
Prime Minister Adel Safar
Preceded by Lamia Assi
Member of the People's Council of Syria
In office
President Bashar al-Assad
Personal details
Born 1956 (age 60–61)
Aleppo, Syria
Children two
Alma mater University of Aleppo

Dr. Mohammad Nidal al-Shaar (born 1956) was Minister of Economy and Trade for Syria, He left the Syrian Cabinet in June 2012.

Early life, education and career[edit]

Al-Shaar was born in the Aleppo in 1956. He earned a B.A. degree from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Aleppo in 1980, and a Ph.D. in economics from the George Washington University.

From 1996 to 2001 he was a professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Aleppo.

Personal life[edit]

Al-Shaar is divorced and has a daughter and a son. He holds a dual-citizenships of USA and Syria.

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