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Nabil Kassis

Nabil Kassis

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  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1945
  • Age : 71
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Nabeel Kassis, is a Palestinian academic and politician from Ramallah. He was born in 1945.
Kassis studied in Germany and Lebanon, earning a master's degree from the University of Mainz, and a PhD from the American University of Beirut, both in nuclear physics. He taught physics at a number of universities in Germany, Italy, France, England, Lebanon, and Jordan before joining Birzeit University in 1980. He served as President of Birzeit University from 2004 to 2010.

Kassis was a member of the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid Peace Conference in 1991, and a deputy head of the negotiation delegation at the Washington talks in 1992 to 1993. He later became the Director-General of the Technical and Advisory Committee to the Palestinian negotiation team, established to do preparatory work for the transition to Palestinian self-government. He was a member of the Palestinian delegation on final status negotiations in 1999. As a proponent of transparency and reform, Kassis was appointed member of the Special Committee for the Investigation of the Auditor's Report in 1997. He later entered government as a political independent, serving as minister without portfolio in 1998, Tourism Minister in 2002, Planning Minister from 2003 to 2005, and Finance Minister from 2012 to 2013.



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