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Former agriculture minister Omar Dakhqan passes away
By Petra - Nov 20,2012 - Last updated at Nov 20,2012
AMMAN — Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Monday paid tribute to former agriculture minister Omar Dakhqan, who passed away earlier in the day.
Dakhqan also served as director general of the Jordan Hijaz Railway and the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company and chairman of the Jordan Valley Authority.
Former justice minister Khalaf Masaadeh passed away on Friday.
Former health minister Nael Ajlouni passed away on Friday.
Former finance minister Fahd Mohammad Musa Jaradat passed away on Tuesday. Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour paid tribute to Jaradat, who was born in Bushra, Irbid, in 1930. He joined the Jordan Armed Forces in 1948 where he assumed several posts.
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