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Zaid Alrifaie

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  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1936
  • Age: 76
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Zaid al-Rifai (born November 27, 1936, in Safed, Palestine) is a former Prime Minister of Jordan.

He served as Prime Minister of Jordan and formed 4 different governments, the last of which was Jordan's longest lasting government in the history of the kingdom. It lasted for a term of 4 years and 20 days from (4 April 1985 to 24 April 1989). His father, Sameer al-Rifai, and his son, Samir Rifai, all served as Jordanian prime minister.

Zaid al-Rifai was the President of the Senate of Jordan from 1997 to 2009. On 12 December, 2009, he resigned from office.

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