Muhammad Naji al-Otari government

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Muhammad Naji al-Otari government
Cabinet of the Syrian Arab Republic
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Date formed10 September 2003
Date dissolved29 March 2011
People and organisations
Head of stateBashar al-Assad
Head of governmentMuhammad Naji al-Otari
Deputy head of governmentAbdullah Dardari
Member partySyrian Regional Branch of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party
History
PredecessorSecond Mustafa Mero government
SuccessorAdel Safar government

The Muhammad Naji al-Otari government was the second Syrian government formed during the presidency of Bashar al-Assad. It was announced on 10 September 2003, by Prime Minister Muhammad Mustafa Mero. The cabinet lasted until 29 March 2011, and resigned in the wake of the Syrian Civil War.

Original cabinet[edit]

Portfolios[edit]

  • Minister of Foreign Affairs: Farouk al-Sharaa
  • Minister of Finance: Mohammed Al Hussein
  • Minister of Defense: Mustafa Tlass
  • Minister of Higher Education: Hani Murtada
  • Minister of Local Administration: Hilal Atrash
  • Minister of Tourism: Saadallah Agha al-Qalaa
  • Minister of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform: Adel Safar
  • Minister of Expatriates: Bouthaina Shaaban
  • Minister of Education: Ali Saad
  • Minister of Economy and Trade: Ghassan Al Rifai
  • Minister of Health: Muhammad Iyad Shatti
  • Minister of Justice: Nizar Assi
  • Minister of Endowments: Muhammad Ziyadeh
  • Minister of Irrigation: Nader Bunni
  • Minister of Social Affairs and Labor: Siham Dello
  • Minister of Oil and Mineral Reserves: Ibrahim Haddad
  • Minister of Interior: Ali Hammoud
  • Minister of Information: Ahmad Hassan
  • Minister of Culture: Mahmoud Sayyed
  • Minister of Electricity: Munib Saem Dahr
  • Minister of Housing and Construction: Nihad Mshantat
  • Minister of Transport: Makram Obeid
  • Minister of Industry: Muhammad Safi Abu Dan
  • Minister of Communication and Technology: Muhammad Bashir Monjed

Ministers of State[edit]

Subsequent reshuffles[edit]

1st reshuffle[edit]

12 May 2004: One minister was replaced.[1]

2nd reshuffle[edit]

4 October 2004: Eight ministers were replaced.[1]

  • Minister of Interior: Ghazi Kanaan
  • Minister of Industry: Ghassan Tayyara
  • Minister of Endowments: Ziad Al Din Sl Ayoubi
  • Minister of Health: Maher Hammami
  • Minister of Economy and Trade: Amer Husni Lutfi
  • Minister of Information: Mahdi Dakhlallah
  • Minister of Justice: Muhammad Al Ghafri
  • Minister of Social Affairs and Labor: Diala Al Hajj Aref

3rd reshuffle[edit]

21 February 2006: 15 ministers were replaced.[1]

4th reshuffle[edit]

8 December 2007: Two ministers were replaced.[2]

5th reshuffle[edit]

30 July 2008: One minister was replaced.[3]

6th reshuffle[edit]

18 September 2008: Two ministers were replaced.[4]

7th reshuffle[edit]

23 April 2009: Five ministers were replaced, and a new ministry was established, Ministry of the Environment.[5]

8th reshuffle[edit]

3 June 2009: One minister was replaced.[6]

9th reshuffle[edit]

19 January 2010: One minister was replaced.[7]

10th reshuffle[edit]

3 October 2010: Two ministers were replaced.[8]

Full resignation[edit]

29 March 2011: All ministers resigned from their posts at the President's request. The Prime Minister was then reappointed to run a caretaker government, and the other ministers were kept in place.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ "Archived copy" أريبيان بزنس | سياسة واقتصاد | سورية:علي حبيب وزيرا للدفاع في ثاني تعديل وزاري خلال أقل من شهر ونصف (in Arabic). Arabianbusiness.com. Archived from the original on 2011-08-15. Retrieved 2013-02-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  8. ^ "جهينة نيوز : تعديل وزاري يطال وزير الثقافة ووزير الري". Jpnews-sy.com. Retrieved 2013-02-09.