Rowsch Shaways

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Rowsch Shaways
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Rowsch Shaways, 2011
1st Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region
In office
26 September 1996 – 20 December 1999
PresidentMassoud Barzani
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byNechervan Idris Barzani
Speaker of the Iraqi Kurdistan National Assembly
In office
October 1999 – January 2003
Preceded byJawhar Namiq
Succeeded byKamal Fuad
Vice President of Iraq
Interim
In office
June 1, 2004 – April 7, 2005
Serving with Ibrahim al-Jaafari
PresidentGhazi al-Yawer
Preceded byTaha Yassin Ramadan
Succeeded byGhazi al-Yawer and
Adil Abdul-Mahdi (Vice Presidents)
Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
In office
April 7, 2005 – May 20, 2006
Prime MinisterIbrahim al-Jaafari
Nouri al-Maliki
Preceded byBarham Salih
Succeeded byBarham Salih
In office
August 20, 2009 – September 8, 2014
Prime MinisterNouri al-Maliki
Preceded byBarham Salih
Succeeded byHoshyar Zebari
In office
18 October 2014 – 10 August 2015
Prime MinisterHaider al-Abadi
Preceded byHoshyar Zebari
Personal details
Born1947
Sulaymaniyah,Kurdistan Region, Kingdom of Iraq
Died15 February 2021(2021-02-15) (aged 73–74)
Erbil , Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Political partyKurdistan Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Elke Shaways
Children3
ResidenceErbil

Rowsch Nuri Shaways (Kurdish رۆژ نووری شاوەیس; Arabic روز نوري شاويس; 1947 – 15 February 2021) was a Kurdish politician. He was the first Prime Minister of the KDP-controlled part of Kurdistan.

He was one of Iraq's two vice presidents in the interim government in 2004. He was a Deputy Prime Minister in the government headed by Ibrahim al-Jaafari and later held the same post under Nouri al-Maliki.

He also was Deputy Prime Minister under Haider Al-Abadi from 8 September 2014 to 9 August 2015.

He was speaker of the Iraqi Kurdistan National Assembly in the Kurdish autonomous region. Shaways was a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party.

References[change | change source]

  1. Central Intelligence Agency. CIA. 2010. p. 310.
  2. "Iraq Cabinet weakens as violence escalates". Hürriyet Daily News. 25 April 2013.
  3. "Kurds Forge a Risky Oil Deal With Turkey". Wall Street Journal. 2 December 2013.
  4. IBP, Inc. (23 June 2015). Iraq Investment and Business Guide Volume 1 Strategic and Practical Information. Lulu.com. p. 33. ISBN 978-1-329-24431-3.[self-published source]