Hani Al-Mulki

Hani Al-Mulki

Hani Fawzi al-Mulki
هاني الملقي
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Prime Minister of Jordan
Incumbent
Assumed office
1 June 2016
Monarch Abdullah II
Preceded by Abdullah Ensour
Chief Commissioner of

Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority

In office
9 November 2014 – 29 May 2016
Preceded by Kamel Mahadin
Minister of Industry and Trade
In office
9 February 2011 – 17 November 2011
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
25 October 2004 – 5 April 2005
Minister of Water and Irrigation,

Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources

In office
21 August 1998 – 4 March 1999
Minister of Industry and Trade,

Minister of Catering

In office
19 March 1997 – 20 August 1998
 
Personal details
Born (1951-10-15) 15 October 1951
Amman, Jordan
Nationality Jordanian
Political party Independent
Parents Fawzi Al-Mulki (father)

Hani Al-Mulki (also known as Hani Mulki; Arabic: هاني الملقي‎‎; Hāni Al-Mulki😉 is the current Prime Minister of Jordan, he served as interim between 29 May 2016 and 25 September 2016, until the Jordanian general election, 2016 were concluded. Previously Al-Mulki held several ministerial and diplomatic positions, and he was Chief Commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority before his designation as Prime Minister by King Abdullah II.

Early life

Born in Amman in 1951, Mulki received a bachelor’s degree in production engineering in Egypt in 1974 and pursued his Masters and Doctoral degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Career

He served as Jordan’s ambassador to Egypt and as Jordan’s permanent representative at the Arab League. He has held several ministerial positions; water, energy, supplies, industry and foreign affairs ministries.

Mulki chaired the negotiating committee which produced the Israel-Jordan peace treaty between Jordan and Israel in 1994. During his time as foreign minister, Jordan experienced diplomatic issues with both Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Mulki was appointed as Scientific Advisor to the King, and then a member of the Senate. On 9 February 2011, Mulki was reappointed as Minister of Trade and Industries. On 9 November 2014, he was appointed Chief Commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, replacing Kamel Mahadin. On 29 May 2016, Mulki was appointed as the Prime Minister of Jordan, succeeding Abdullah Ensour. His cabinet was sworn in on 1 June. After the 2016 general election Mulki order a cabinet reshuffle, which resulted in three new portfolios, 22 ministers remaining and the introduction of 7 new ministers.

Honours

 Jordan:

Order of Independence Jordan.svg Grand Master of the Order of Independence

Order of the Star of Jordan ribbon bar.png Grand Master of the Order of the Star of Jordan

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