Monday, April 11, 2005

"New Jordanian cabinet sworn in" article

"A new Jordanian government has been sworn in on Thursday, two days after the previous cabinet resigned.

"Jordan’s King Abdullah appointed Adnan Badran, a 69-year-old academic, as prime minister after the resignation of the two-year-old administration of Faisal al-Fayez."

Badran is the former Deputy Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (1993-1998), and Assistant Director General for Science, UNESCO, Paris, France (1990-1993).

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