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Jamil Al-Turaifi

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1947
  • Age: 75
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Jamil Yousef Musleh Al-Tarifi (Abu Yusef; born 1947 in Deir Tarif, Ramle - died January 7, 2022 in Ramallah), Palestinian politician and minister.

His upbringing and educational attainment

Jamil Youssef Musleh Al-Tarifi was born in the village of Deir Tarif in the Ramle district in 1947. He immigrated with his family to Ramallah with his family in the wake of the Nakba in 1948. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Ain Shams University in Cairo in 1970.


his positions

Member of the Advisory Committee of the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid Conference in 1991.

He was elected as a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council after the Palestinian general elections in 1996, where he received 13,504 votes in the Ramallah and Al-Bireh Governorate Constituency.

Member of the Palestinian National Council.

Member of the Safe Passage Negotiations Team in 1999.

Minister of Civil Affairs in the first Palestinian government, from March 5, 1994 until May 8, 1996.

Minister of Civil Affairs in the second Palestinian government, from 16 May 1996 until 9 August 1998.

Minister of Civil Affairs in the third Palestinian government, from August 9, 1998 until June 13, 2002.

Minister of Civil Affairs in the fourth Palestinian government, from June 13, 2002 until October 29, 2002.

Minister of Civil Affairs in the eighth Palestinian government, from November 12, 2003 to February 24, 2005.

his death

Jamil Al-Tarifi died in Ramallah on Friday, January 7, 2022, at the age of 74, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas mourned him.


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