Model Role Details

Mustafa Salem Bishtawi

Sector : Public Figures , Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1943
  • Age : 73
  • Curriculum vitae :

Information

Born in Jiser Al-Majam’a, Jordan Valley near Bisan, in 1943; moved with his family to Jordan in 1948; early education in Al-Shunah Al-Shamaliyyeh, completed high school at Hassan Al-Sabah School in Irbid, Jordan in 1964; joined Fateh in 1964 and its Military Wing in 1965; received a BA in Islamic History from the Arab University in Beirut; later also studied Islamic Economy at Yarmouk University, Jordan; received training at Namkeen Military College in China during July-Dec. 1967; became Fateh’s Operation Officer for the central sector in Salt, Jordan, in 1968, then Deputy Commander of the northern sector in Irbid in 1969; established the Palestinian revolution forces later that year in the Al-Arqoub area (known as “Fateh land”) in Lebanon; established the Golan sector at the Syrian front and was involved in the Sept. 1970 fighting; headed the paratroop unit and fought in the October War in 1973; became head of the September Martyrs Brigade in Tyre, Lebanon, in 1975; participated in the civil war in Lebanon in the mid-1970s; became Deputy Commander of North Lebanon that same year; joined on behalf of the PLO a field mission in 1974 in Vietnam to study the Vietnamese revolution; studied at the College of Vistrel, Moscow, 1978; became Commander of the Yarmouk forces in 1979; moved with the PLO to Tunisia in 1982; became Commander of the Al-Karameh forces in Jordan in 1986; was elected member of the Fateh Central Committee in Aug. 1989; returned to Gaza on 8 May 1994 with the establishment of the PA and became head of the General Security and the Palestinian Police, with the rank of Major-General, based in Gaza; from 1995, responsible for joint Israeli-Palestinian patrols in Gaza; oversaw the Israeli army withdrawal from Jenin in Nov. 1996; remained head of the Public Security Forces in Gaza; became member (Interior Minister) in the Oct. 2003 Emergency Govt. of the PA (until Nov. 2003); nominated as Minister of Interior and National Security in the Ahmed Qrei’a Cabinet, approved by the PLC on 16 Feb. 2005 (until after the Jan. 2006 PLC elections).


Source

Achievements and Awards

  • Marital status :
  • City :
  • Status :
  • Years in active : From To