Palestinian Territories

Cabinet reshuffle completed


The Palestinian Authority has carried out a limited reshuffle of its Cabinet. Hamas has objected to the reshuffle and described it as “unconstitutional and outside consensus” according to the Ma’an News Agency.

The five new Ministers are:

Hussein al-Araj; Minister of Local Governance

Sabri Saydam; Minister of Education

Samih al-Abed; Minister of Transportation

Sufian Sultan; Minister of Agriculture

Abeer Odeh; Minister of National Economy

Nineteen other Ministerial posts remain unchanged.

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