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Hassan Diab (minister)

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Prime Minister  Najib Mikati
Spouse(s)  Nohad Diab
Preceded by  Hasan Mneimneh
Children  Three
Succeeded by  Elias Abu Saab
Name  Hassan Diab
Nationality  Lebanese

Hassan Diab (minister) Hassan Diab Former Minister of Education of Lebanon YouTube

Hassan Diab (born 1959) is a Lebanese engineer and academician. He served as the minister of education and higher education between June 2011 and February 2014.

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Hassan Diab (minister) Dr Hassan Diab Former Minister of Education of Lebanon YouTube

Early life and education

Diab was born into Sunni family in Beirut in 1959. He has a bachelor of science degree in communications engineering, which he received from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1981. Then he obtained a master's degree in systems engineering from the University of Surrey in 1982, and a PhD in computer engineering from the University of Bath in 1985.

Career

Diab was an electrical engineering professor at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He also served as vice president for regional external programs at the AUB from October 2006 to June 2011. On 13 June 2011, he was appointed minister of education and higher education as part of Najib Mikati's cabinet, replacing Hasan Mneimneh. Diab's term ended on 15 February 2014. He decided not to run again and Elias Abu Saab was appointed education minister.

Personal life

Diab is married and has three children. He currently lives in Beirut, Lebanon.

References

Hassan Diab (minister) Wikipedia


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