Abdelraouf Rawabdeh

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Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh (Arabic: عبد الرؤوف الروابدة‎; born 18 February 1939 in Irbid) was Prime Minister of Jordan from 4 March 1999 until 19 June 2000, a leading political figure from the north city of Irbid in Jordan.

Abdelraouf Salem Nahar al-Rawabdeh
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President of the Senate
In office
24 October 2013 – 25 October 2015
Preceded byTaher al-Masri
Succeeded byFaisal al-Fayez
Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
4 March 1999 – 19 June 2000
MonarchKing Abdullah II
Preceded byFayez al-Tarawneh
Succeeded byAli Abu al-Ragheb
Personal details
Born (1939-02-18) 18 February 1939 (age 81)
Irbid, Transjordan
Alma materAmerican University of Beirut

Political experienceEdit

On 24 October 2013 he was named President of the Senate. Al-Rawabdeh is the first President of the enlarged Senate, which now has 75 members, where previously there had been 60 members.[1] After his resignation, Al-Rawabdeh was replaced as President of the Senate by Faisal al-Fayez on 25 October 2015.[2][3]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "New Senate appointed". The Jordan Times. 24 October 2013. Archived from the original on 24 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Royal Decree appoints Fayez Senate president". The Jordan Times. 25 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Royal Decree approves Rawabdeh's resignation". The Jordan Times. 26 October 2015.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Fayez al-Tarawneh
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Ali Abu al-Ragheb