Taher al-Masri

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His Excellency
Taher al-Masri
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
19 June 1991 – 21 November 1991
Monarch King Hussein
Preceded by Zaid al-Rifai
Succeeded by Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Jordanian Ambassador to France
In office
November 16, 1978 – September 21, 1988
Preceded by Khalid El-Salem
Succeeded by Awad Al-Khalidi
Personal details
Born Taher Nashat al-Masri
Nablus, Mandatory Palestine
Alma mater University of North Texas

Taher Nashat al-Masri (Arabic: طاهر المصري‎) is a Jordanian of Palestinian origin who served as Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 1991 to 21 November 1991.[1] He opposed the invasion of Iraq but reportedly wanted the Americans to stay in Iraq and keep it "out of the hands of the fundamentalists".[2]

He served on the Council on Foreign Relations since 2002 and is the league's commissioner for civil society. While Prime Minister, he pressed for changes to the election law.[citation needed]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mudar Badran
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Zaid ibn Shaker