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Former minister Kanaan passes away

By Petra - Feb 08,2014 - Last updated at Feb 08,2014

AMMAN — Former minister Abdul Salam Kanaan passed away on Saturday.

Born in 1931, Kanaan served as a minister of social development in the government of Ahmad Obeidat in 1984 and was supply minister and minister of state for prime ministry affairs in the government of Zeid Rifai (1988-1989).

Kanaan had a master’s degree in education from the US.

Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour paid tribute to Kanaan in a statement issued on Saturday.

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