Hassan al-Nouri

Hassan al-Nouri (Arabic: حسن النوري) (born September 2, 1960)[1] is a Syrian politician who was a candidate for the Syrian presidential election in June 2014.[2]

Hassan al-Nouri
حسن النوري
Hassan al-Nouri.jpg
Hassan al-Nouri in June 2014
Minister of Administrative Development
In office
27 August 2014 – 29 March 2017
PresidentBashar al-Assad
Prime MinisterWael al-Halqi
Imad Khamis
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded bySalam Safaf
Leader of NIACS
Assumed office
Preceded byPosition established
Member of the People's Assembly
In office
PresidentHafez al-Assad
Bashar al-Assad
Personal details
Born (1960-09-20) September 20, 1960 (age 61)
Damascus, Damascus Governorate, Syria
Political partyNIACS
Alma materDamascus University
John F. Kennedy University (PhD)

Life and careerEdit

Nouri was born in Damascus, and obtained a bachelor in Economics and Commerce from the Damascus University in 1982, as well as a PhD in General Management from John F. Kennedy University in 1989. He was the Secretary of the Damascus Chamber of Industry from 1997 to 2000.[3] Nouri lost the 2014 election to Bashar Al Assad, with 4.3% or 500,279 votes, according to SANA (Syrian Arab News Agency).[2]


  1. ^ "Hassan Al Nouri Curriculum Vitae". isbm-me.com. Archived from the original on 2014-05-05.
  2. ^ a b "Dr. Bashar Hafez al-Assad wins post of President of Syria with sweeping majority of votes at 88.7%". Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA). Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  3. ^ Observer, The Syrian. "Who's who: Hassan Al-Nouri". The Syrian Observer. Archived from the original on 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2018-07-18.