Tammam Salam

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Tammam Salam
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Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
15 February 2014 – 18 December 2016
President Michel Suleiman
Preceded by Najib Mikati
Succeeded by Saad Hariri
President of Lebanon
In office
25 May 2014 – 31 October 2016
Preceded by Michel Suleiman
Succeeded by Michel Aoun
Minister of Culture
In office
11 July 2008 – 9 November 2009
Prime Minister Fouad Siniora
Preceded by Tarek Mitri
Succeeded by Salim Wardeh
Personal details
Born Tammam Saeb Salam
May 1945 (age 73)
Beirut, Lebanon
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Lama Badreddine
Children 3
Alma mater Haigazian University
Religion Islam

Tammam Saeb Salam (تمام سلام born 1945) is a Lebanese politician. He served as minister of culture from 2008 to 2009. He was tasked with forming a new government on 6 April 2013. Salam was one of the Sunni politicians close to the pro-Syrian camp in Lebanon.[1][2] Salam was finally elected Prime Minister on 15 February 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. Moubayed, Sami (3 August 2006). "Nasrallah and the three Lebanons". Asia Times Online. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  2. "Hezbollah bloc to back Salam for Lebanon premier". Reuters. 5 April 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 

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