On Monday, President Bashar al-Assad issued decree no. 360 stipulating for a Cabinet reshuffle.
The appointments are as follows:
-Hussein Arnous, Minister of Water Resources
-Atef Naddaf, Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection
-Maj. Gen. Mohammad Khaled al-Rahmoun, Minister of Interior
-Mohammad Rami Radwan Martini, Minister of Tourism
-Imad Muwaffaq al-Azab, Minister of Education
-Bassam Bashir Ibrahim, Minister of Higher Education
-Suhail Mohammad Abdullatif, Minister of Public Works and Housing
-Iyad Mohammad al-Khatib, Minister of Communications and Technology
-Mohammad Maen Zein-al-Abidin Jazba, Minister of Industry
President Assad also issued legislative decree no. 19 that establishes the National Reconciliation Agency, a general establishment of an administrative nature.
Concurrently, President Assad issue decree no. 361, ending the appointment of Ali Haidar as Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs, and decree no. 362 appointing Haidar as the Head of the National Reconciliation Agency.
In addition, President Assad issued decree no. 363, ending the appointment of Bishr al-Sabban as Governor of Damascus, and appointing Adel al-Olabi as Governor.
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