Faisal Al-Fayez

Faisal al-Fayez

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
In office
25 October 2003  6 April 2005
Monarch Abdullah II
Preceded by Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Succeeded by Adnan Badran
President of the Senate
Assumed office
25 October 2015
Preceded by Abdelraouf al-Rawabdeh
Personal details
Born (1952-12-20) December 20, 1952
Jordan Amman, Jordan
Spouse(s) Taroub Al Daoud
Children Gaith, Sattam, Dina
Religion Islam

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.[1][2] 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.[3]

Political experience

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.[4]

He received a number of Jordanian decorations:

Personal life

Fayez was born in Amman. He is married and has three children.[4]

See also


Political offices
Preceded by
Ali Abu al-Ragheb
Prime Minister of Jordan
Succeeded by
Adnan Badran

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