Lebanese government of December 2016

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On 18 December 2016, a new Cabinet was formed under Prime Minister Saad Hariri. There are 30 ministers in this cabinet.

Composition[edit]

Lebanese government of December 2016[1]
Portfolio (Ministry) Minister Political affiliation Religious Affiliation
President Michel Aoun's Share (5/30)
Minister of Defense Yaacoub Sarraf      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Greek Orthodox
Minister of Environment Tarek Khatib      Free Patriotic Movement Muslim, Sunni
Minister of Justice Salim Jreissati      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Greek Catholic
State Minister for Presidential Affairs Pierre Raffoul      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Maronite
State Minister for Combating Corruption Nicolas Tueni      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Greek Orthodox
Change and Reform Bloc (4/30)
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrates Gebran Bassil      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Maronite
Minister of Economy and Trade Raed Khoury      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Greek Orthodox
Minister of Energy and Water Cesar Abi Khalil      Free Patriotic Movement Christian, Maronite
Minister of Tourism Avedis Gidanian      Tashnag Party Christian, Armenian
Lebanese Forces (4/30)
Deputy Prime Minister
and Public Health
Ghassan Hasbani      Lebanese Forces Christian, Greek Orthodox
Minister of Information Melhem Riachi      Lebanese Forces Christian, Greek Catholic
Minister of Social Affairs Pierre Abi Assi      Lebanese Forces Christian, Maronite
State Minister for Planning Affairs Michel Pharaon      Independent Christian, Greek Catholic
Prime Minister Saad Hariri Shares (7/30)
Prime Minister Saad Hariri      Future Movement Muslim, Sunni
Minister of Interior and Municipalities Nouhad Machnouk      Future Movement Muslim, Sunni
Minister of Telecommunications Jamal el-Jarrah      Future Movement Muslim, Sunni
Minister of Labour Mohammad Kabarra      Future Movement Muslim, Sunni
Minister of Culture Ghatas Khoury      Future Movement Christian, Maronite
State Minister for Women Affairs Jean Oghassapian      Future Movement Christian, Armenian
State Minister for Refugees Affairs Mou'een el-Meherbi      Future Movement Muslim, Sunni
Democratic Gathering Bloc (2/30)
Minister of Education and Higher Learning Marwan Hamadeh      Progressive Socialist Party Druze
State Minister for Human Rights Affairs Ayman Shkeir      Progressive Socialist Party Druze
Amal Movement (3/30)
Minister of Finance Ali Hassan Khalil      Amal Movement Muslim, Shia
Minister of Agriculture Ghazi Zaiter      Amal Movement Muslim, Shia
State Minister for State Development Inaya Ezeddine      Amal Movement Muslim, Shia
Loyalty to Resistance Bloc (2/30)
Minister of Industry Hussein Hajj Hassan      Hezbollah Muslim, Shia
Minister of Sports and Youth Muhammad Fneish      Hezbollah Muslim, Shia
Others (3/30)
Minister of Public Works and Transport Youssef Finianos      Marada Movement Christian, Maronite
Minister of Displaced Talal Arslan      Lebanese Democratic Party Druze
State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Qanso      Syrian Social Nationalist Party Muslim, Shia

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