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Rafeeq Natsheh

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1934
  • Age: 87
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Rafiq Shakir al-Natsheh (1934- ) is a Palestinian politician and former Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council. He was born in 1934 in the city of Hebron, graduated from the Lebanese University, and then completed a master's degree at Cairo University. Al-Natsheh is considered one of the founders of the Palestine Liberation Organization, and one of the first founders of the Fatah movement. He is currently the head of the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission since 2010. Al-Natsheh has authored many intellectual books dealing with the Palestinian cause, such as: Islam and Palestine, Israel is a colonial project, hunting and expulsion on a trip to the Empty Quarter.



Achievements and Awards

Member of the Palestinian National Council in 1964.
Representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Riyadh (1979-1990)
Member of the Revolutionary Council of the Fatah movement.
He was elected to the Palestinian Legislative Council after the Palestinian general elections in 1996, where he received 17,242 votes in the Hebron Governorate constituency, representing Fatah.
Palestinian Minister of Labor 1998.
Palestinian Minister of Agriculture 2002.
President of the Palestinian Legislative Council in the 2003 session.
Head of the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission since its establishment in 2010 until March 2019


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