Ayman Safadi

Ayman Safadi (Arabic: أيمن الصفدي ʾayman aṣ-ṣafadī) (born 1962) is a Jordanian politician who serves as Deputy Prime Minister and Jordan's Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was first appointed on 15 January 2017, replacing Nasser Judeh.[1]

Ayman Safadi
His Excellency Safadi at the Meeting of Ministers of the Global Coalition in Washington (cropped).jpg
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
15 January 2017
MonarchAbdullah II
Prime MinisterHani Al-Mulki
Omar Razzaz
Bisher Al-Khasawneh
Preceded byNasser Judeh
Deputy Prime Minister
Assumed office
12 October 2020
MonarchAbdullah II
Prime MinisterBisher Al-Khasawneh
Personal details
Born1962 (age 58–59)
Zarqa, Jordan
NationalityJordanian
Political partyIndependent
EducationYarmouk University
Alma materBaylor University

In addition to foreign minister, Safadi was appointed as Deputy Prime Minister in Bisher Al-Khasawneh's Cabinet on 12 October 2020.[2]

BiographyEdit

Safadi was born in Zarqa in 1962.[3] He holds a BA in English literature from Yarmouk University and a MA in international journalism from Baylor University. He used to write in The Jordan Times.[4] Between 2008 and 2011 he served as an adviser to King Abdullah, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of State and government spokesperson.[4]

He was a member of the Senate from September 2016 until his appointment as minister in 2017.[4]

In 2015, Safadi was appointed as member of the board of directors of the Al-Mamlaka TV channel.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle sees 5 new ministers in, 7 out". The Jordan Times. 15 January 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Royal Decree approves new Cabinet headed by Khasawneh". The Jordan Times. 13 October 2020. Archived from the original on 15 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Minister". Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates. Archived from the original on 17 October 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "portfolios" (PDF). Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  5. ^ "'Al Mamlaka' TV channel to start broadcasting July 16". The Jordan Times. 30 June 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2018.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nasser Judeh
Foreign Minister of Jordan
15 January 2017 – present
Incumbent