Tammam Salam

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Tammam Salam
تمّام سلام
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President of Lebanon
In office
25 May 2014 – 31 October 2016
Preceded byMichel Suleiman
Succeeded byMichel Aoun
34th Prime Minister of Lebanon
In office
15 February 2014 – 18 December 2016
PresidentMichel Suleiman
Michel Aoun
DeputySamir Mouqbel
Preceded byNajib Mikati
Succeeded bySaad Hariri
Minister of Culture
In office
11 July 2008 – 9 November 2009
Prime MinisterFouad Siniora
Preceded byTarek Mitri
Succeeded bySalim Wardeh
Personal details
Born (1945-05-13) 13 May 1945 (age 78)
Beirut, Lebanon
Political partyFuture Movement
Spouse(s)Lama Badreddine
Alma materHaigazian University

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.[permanent dead link]
  2. "Hezbollah bloc to back Salam for Lebanon premier". Reuters. 5 April 2013. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2013.

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