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last updated Sept. 1, 2010 12:5 PM (EST+7)
Muhammad Shtayyeh
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Palestinian politics Fateh development PECDAR
Muhammad Shtayyeh, a member of Fateh, serves as the head of PA's Presidential Office since April 26, 2010. He was minister of public works and housing in the thirteenth Palestinian government, appointed by PA President Mahmoud Abbas and on May 19, 2009 he was officially sworn in. He also held this position in the government between February 2005 and March 2006.

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Positions
Office of the President, Chief of Presidential Office
2010 - 2010
Fateh (Palestinian National Liberation Movement), Fateh Central Committee
Ministry of Public Works, Minister
2009 - 2010
Palestinian Authority Cabinet, Minister of Public Works and Housing
Palestinian Authority Cabinet, Minister of Public Works and Housing
2005 - 2006
0Photos
A screenshot of the website, Fateh Voice
April 24, 2012 0:00 AM (EST+7)
Palestinians demonstrate to end factional divisions, Ramallah
Feb. 17, 2011 0:00 AM (EST+7)
Palestinian engineer points to map of future agro-industrial park
Oct. 13, 2010 0:00 AM (EST+7)


0Multimedia
Al-Jazeera Int: Town sees rare Palestinian unity
Carter's Elders discuss Palestinian reconciliation


0Other People
Ahmad Abbas
Mahmoud Abbas
Hatem Abdel Qader


0Related Resources
"The Challenge of Education in Palestine", Sfeir and Bertoni, Bethlehem University, 2003
“Explaining Israel’s High Tech Success: Another View ” by Charles Cooper, CNET, October 24,
“Suicide and Other Bombing Attacks in Israel Since the Declaration of Principles (Sept 1993),” Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs


0Backgrounders
Cairo talks
Civil society (Palestinian)
Donor funding



News on Muhammad Shtayyeh
Deportees' terms rejected by Israeli interior ministerAug. 24, 2010 9:47 AM (EST+7)
Israeli court delays decision on Jerusalem deporteeJuly 13, 2010 11:58 AM (EST+7)
Four deported politicians refuse to leave JerusalemJune 22, 2010 9:13 AM (EST+7)


Shtayyeh was born in Nablus in 1957. He holds a PhD in economics and worked as lecturer at Birzeit University and was dean of the economics department. He was a founding member of the Palestinian Development Fund, managing director of the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction, (PECDAR) as well as a trustee of the organization named Middle East for Nonviolence and Democracy and a trustee of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.

Shtayyeh supervised the 1996 elections and headed the Palestinian delegation to economic negotiations. He has published several economics related articles.
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