Prime Minister of Syria

The Prime Minister of Syria (Arabic: رئيس وزراء سوريا), formally titled the President of the Council of Ministers, is the head of government of the Syrian Arab Republic. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Syria, along with other ministers and members of the government that the new Prime Minister recommends. The People's Council of Syria then approve the legislative program of the new government, before the new government formally take office. There are no constitutional limits on a Prime Minister's term, and several of them served multiple non-consecutive terms.

Prime Minister of the
Syrian Arab Republic
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Seal of the Prime Minister of Syria
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Hussein Arnous

since 11 June 2020
ResidenceGovernment building, Damascus, Syria
AppointerPresident of the Syrian Arab Republic
Term lengthNo term limits
Inaugural holderAli Rikabi (kingdom)
Saadallah al-Jabiri (republic)
Formation17 April 1946
Salary18,285 USD annually[1]

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  1. ^ برس, دي. "سورية: مرسوم رئاسي يحدد راتب رئيس مجلسي الوزراء والشعب بـ82500 ليره والوزير بـ71200 ليرة - اخبار سورية المحلية - أخبار سورية - دي برس".

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