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Osama El Saadawi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1964
  • Age: 58
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Osama Hassan Saad Al-Saadawi is a Palestinian engineer and entrepreneur, holding the position of Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and Empowerment in the government of Muhammad Shtayyeh. He holds a master's degree in civil engineering.


Childhood and educational attainment

Osama Al Saadawi was born in the refugee camps of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip. He was educated there, and his origin goes back to the destroyed village of Aqer in the 1948 war. He studied civil engineering at Birzeit University and obtained a bachelor’s degree from it, and later he obtained a master’s degree in civil engineering from the Islamic University in Gaza.



Osama Al-Saadawi held several positions, including the position of Director General of the Palestinian Housing Council in the Gaza Strip.


Minister of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment

Osama Al-Saadawi was sworn in before Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as Minister of Entrepreneurship and Empowerment on April 13, 2019 in the government of Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh.




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