New Prime Minister

Adnan Badran…

Biographical Data:

Born: December 15, 1935, Jarash, Jordan

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Educational Record:

Ph.D. 1963 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
M.Sc. 1961 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
B.Sc. 1959 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla., USA
Hon. Ph.D. 1981 Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea


English, French, Arabic, some understanding of Spanish

Employment History:

  • 1998 – present President of Philadelphia University
  • 1994 – 1998 Deputy Director-General, UNESCO, Paris
  • 1993 – 1994 Deputy Director-General a.i. and ADG/SC, UNESCO, Paris
  • 1990 – 1994 Assistant Director-General for Science (ADG/SC), UNESCO, Paris
  • 1989 Minister of Education, Jordan
  • 1988 Minister of Agriculture, Jordan
  • 1986 – 1987 Secretary-General of the Higher Council for Science and Technology, Jordan
  • 1976 – 1986 President of Yarmouk University, Jordan, founding President and Founder of the Science and Engineering Campus (JUST University), Jordan

HM King Abdullah II has accepted the resignation of the government of Faisal Fayez today. So the rumors of the last few days have been true; as is the old adage:

where there’s smoke there’s fire

Posted In: Jordan

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