Ali Abu Al-Ragheb

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Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Ali Abu Al-Ragheb portrait.jpg
3rd Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
21 July 2004 – 22 October 2004
MonarchAbdullah II56
Preceded byAli Abu al-Ragheb (second term)
Succeeded byFaisal al-Fayez
In office
14 January 2002 – 20 July 2004
MonarchAbdullah II
Preceded byAli Abu al-Ragheb (first term)
Succeeded byAli Abu al-Ragheb (third term)
In office
19 June 2000 – 14 January 2002
Preceded byAbdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Succeeded byAli Abu al-Ragheb (second term)
Personal details
Ali Hussein Abu al-Ragheb

Alma materUniversity of Tennessee
ProfessionCivil engineer

Ali Abu al-Ragheb (Arabic: علي أبو الراغب‎) (born 1946) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from 19 June 2000 until 25 October 2004. He resigned and was replaced by Faisal al-Fayez.

Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb was born in Amman, Jordan in 1946. He obtained his BSc in Civil Engineering in 1967 from the University of Tennessee in the United States.[1]

Abu al-Ragheb was partner and managing director of National Engineering and Contracting Co from 1971-1991. He later served as Minister of Industry and Trade in 1991 and in 1995. He was also appointed as Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources in 1991-1993 and was elected to the Jordanian parliament in 1993. Abu Ragheb was appointed Prime Minister and Minister of Defense on 19 June 2000.

Abu al-Ragheb's name was published in the Panama Papers that were released in early April 2016 by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).


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Political offices
Preceded by
Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Faisal al-Fayez

[[Category:Government ministers of Jordan,Amman ]]