Faisal al-Fayez (r) awarding Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) award to Dr. Joe Harford of the National Cancer Institute in 2007
|Prime Minister of Jordan|
25 October 2003 – 6 April 2005
|Preceded by||Ali Abu al-Ragheb|
|Succeeded by||Adnan Badran|
|President of the Senate|
Assumed office |
25 October 2015
|Preceded by||Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh|
December 20, 1952|
|Spouse(s)||Taroub Al Daoud|
|Children||Gaith, Sattam, Dina|
Faisal al-Fayez (Arabic: فيصل الفايز) (born 1952 in Amman) was the Prime Minister of Jordan from 25 October 2003 to 6 April 2005. He took office following the resignation of Ali Abu al-Ragheb. He resigned after being criticized for not being reformist enough. He previously served as Defence Minister and is close to the king. He was educated at the College De La Salle, Amman, Jordan (1970) and then went on to Cardiff University, United Kingdom where he received a degree in Political Science in 1978. In 1981, he did a master's degree in international relations in Boston University in the United States.
- Between 1979 and 1983: He was Consul at the Embassy of Jordan in Brussels.
- In February 1986: He became the Assistant Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
- In 1995: He was promoted to Deputy Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
- In March 1999: He became Chief of Royal Protocol at the Royal Court.
- In March 2003: He was appointed Minister of the Royal Hashemite Court.
Fayez served as Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 16th Parliament of Jordan in 2010. He has served as member of the Senate from 2007, and once again from 2013. He was appointed President of the Senate on 25 October 2015. He replaced Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh in that position.
He received a number of Jordanian decorations:
- 1987: Officer of the Order of Order of Independence (Order of Al-Istiqlal)
- 1995: Grand Officer of the Order of Independence (Order of Al-Istiqlal)
- 2000: Grand Cordon of the Order of the Star of Jordan (Order of Al-Kawkab Al-Urduni)
- JCRC : Newsletter 03/30/2011
- "Royal Decree appoints Fayez Senate president". The Jordan Times. 25 October 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
Ali Abu al-Ragheb
|Prime Minister of Jordan
| Succeeded by|