27 June 2017 06:30 AM

History



The Ministers

Salim Jean Jreissati

Salim Jean Jreissati was born in Zahle on April 4, 1952. He completed his secondary education at the Modern Lebanese Foundation (Father Michel Khalifa) al-Fanar. He studied law at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, where he graduated with degrees on ...

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Ashraf Ahmed Rifi

Ashraf Ahmed Rifi was born in Tripoli on April 1, 1954. He completed his secondary education, and enrolled in the Lebanese military academy, where he graduated with a rank of lieutenant. He was promoted within the Directorate General of Internal ...

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Shakib Wadih Qortbawi

Shakib Wadih Qortbawi is from Kafr Silwan (Baabda). He was born in Chtaura, in the Bekaa Valley on January 17, 1945. He completed his primary education at the St. Ephrem School in Zahle, and his supplementary and secondary education at ...

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Ibrahim Albert Najjar

Ibrahim Albert Najjar was born in Tripoli in 1941. He completed his primary and supplementary education at the Antoura School, and his secondary education at the French Lycee in Beirut. He studied law at the Lebanese University, and received his ...

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Khaled Mohieddine Kabbani

Khaled Mohieddine Kabbani was born in Beirut on 15 February 1945. He enrolled in primary and intermediate school at several schools, and then completed secondary school at the Tarik Jdideh School in 1964. He studied law at the Lebanese University, ...

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Charles Elias Rizk

Charles Elias Rizk was born in Beirut on July 20, 1935. He completed his education in several stages at the Jesuit Fathers’ School in Beirut. He travelled to France and studied law at the University of Paris, where he received ...

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Adnan Mohammed Adoum

Adnan Mohammed Adoum was born in Beirut on 10 January 1941. He studied at the Al-Maaref Al-Ahlieh School in Beirut, and then at the International College, where he earned his Baccalaureate II in 1961. He then studied law in the ...

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Samir Adnan Al Jisr

Samir Adnan Al Jisr was born in Tripoli on 10 June 1944. He completed primary and middle school at the College des Freres in Tripoli, and then completed secondary school at the College des Freres boarding school in Jounieh. He ...

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Joseph Elias Chaoul

Joseph Elias Chaoul was born in Deir Al-Qamar (Chouf District) on 25 July 1933. He studied at the Jesuit Saint Joseph School, which would later become the College Notre-Dame de Jamhour. He studied law at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, ...

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Nasri Suleiman Maalouf

Nasri Suleiman Maalouf was born in Ain El-Kabou (North Matn District) in 1911. He visited the primary school at St. John’s School, and then moved to the Patriarchate School, then the College des Freres in Beirut, where he completed secondary ...

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Bahij Bahij Tabbara

Bahij Bahij Tabbara was born in Beirut in 1929. He completed primary and secondary school at the International College. Afterwards, he began studying law at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, and then completed his law studies in Paris at the ...

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Edmond Amin Rizk

Edmond Amin Rizk was born in June 1934. He studied primary and middle school at Our Lady of Mashmousheh in Jezzine, and then entered secondary school in Al-Hikma school in Beirut. He received his secondary school diploma in 1949. He ...

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Loutfi Haidar Jaber

Loutfi Haidar Jaber’s family is from Mayfadoum in the south, and he was born in Beirut on 13 September 1939. He studied at the World College in Beirut and he received his Baccalaureate in 1958. He joined the military school in ...

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Nabih Berri

Nabih Berri’s family is from the southern town of Tebnine. He was born in Sierra Leone on 28 January 1938. After his return to Lebanon, he visited the primary school in Tebnine, and intermediate school in Bint Jbeil school and ...

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Roger Nicolas Shikhani

Roger Nicolas Shikhani was born in Bikfaya (Matn District) on 25 October 1923. He studied at the Pères Jésuites school in Beirut, and then studied in law at the Jesuit University. He earned his degree in 1945. He began working ...

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Khatchig Diran Babikian

Khatchig Diran Babikian was born in the Cypriot city of Larnaca in 1922. He attended primary and secondary school in Beirut at the Italian school. He earned his degree in law from the Jesuit University, then a graduate certificate in ...

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Youssef Najm Gebran

Youssef Najm Gebran was born in Mazraat Al-Methane (Jezzine District) on 29 June 1921. He completed his primary education in a small village school, and then entered middle school at the Marists’ school in Sidon. He completed secondary school at ...

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Farid Elias Raphael

Farid Elias Raphael was born in the town of Dlebta (Keserwan District) on 28 October 1933. He studied at the Pères Jésuites School in Beirut, and then entered the law institute of Saint Joseph University, where he earned his degree ...

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Nourredine Abdullah Al Rifai

Noureddine Abdullah Rifai was born in Albania, located on the Adriatic Sea, in 1899. His father worked as a customs director in the Albanian vilayet, which fell under the authority of the Ottoman Empire. In 1910, his family left for ...

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Kazem Ismail Al Khalil

Kazem Ismail Al Khalil was born in Tyre in 1902. He completed primary school at the College des Freres in Sidon, then secondary school at the American University in Beirut. He then studied law and received his diploma from the ...

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Jamil Rashid Kebbi

Jamil Rashid Kebbi was born in Beirut on 23 September 1930. He completed primary, middle, and secondary school at the Al-Makassed Islamic College, finishing his studies in 1949. He then traveled to Cairo and studied law at Cairo University, graduating ...

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Shafik Dib Wazzan

Shafik Dib Wazzan was born in Al-Basta Al-Tahta (Beirut) in 1925. He completed his education through secondary school at the Al-Makassed Philanthropic Islamic schools. He then entered the Jesuit University, graduating in 1947 with his degree. Afterwards, he began working ...

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Adel Abdallah Osseiran

Adel Abdallah Osseiran was born in Sidon in 1905. He studied at the College des Freres, and then at the International College in 1924. He received his Bachelors of Arts in 1928 and his Masters of Arts in 1929. He ...

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Rashid Baydoun

Rashid Baydoun was born in Beirut in 1889. He attended primary school in Beirut’s schools, and then attended secondary school at the Abbas Al-Azhari School, and in the American School in Sidon. At the start of his professional life, he worked ...

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Suleiman Kabalan Frangieh

Suleiman Kabalan Frangieh was born in Ehden on 15 June 1910. He began his primary education at the College des Freres in Tripoli, and then continued his education at the Antoura School in 1924. He was elected as a Member of ...

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Majid Tawfiq Arslan

Majid Tawfiq Arslan was born in Choueifat in 1911, and began his studies there. He then transferred to the College des Freres Maristes in Beirut, then to the Mission Laique Francaise School in Beirut. However, he was forced to end ...

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Philippe Habib Takla

Philippe Habib Takla was born in Zouk Mikael (Kesweran District) in February 1915. He studied at the College des Freres in Jounieh and at the Antoura Academy. He continued his studies at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, graduating in 1935 ...

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Fouad Iskander Rizk

Fouad Iskander Rizk was born in Machghara in the Western Baqaa District in 1900. He moved to Aleppo with his parents, where he studied at the College des Freres. He was forced to leave school due to poverty, and his ...

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Fouad Boutros

Fouad Boutros was born in Beirut in 1917, but his birth year was recorded in the official registry as 1914. He studied at the College des Freres in Beirut, and earned both the Lebanese and French baccalaureate. Likewise, he completed ...

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Gibran Qaysar Nahhas

Gibran Qayser Nahhas was born in Tripoli in 1891. He studied at the Jesuit Saint Joseph University in Beirut, where he completed secondary school. In 1920, he was appointed Governor of the North Governorate. After the constitution was established, he was ...

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Nassim Mikhael Majdalani

Nassim Mikhael Majdalani was born in Beirut in 1912. He completed primary and secondary school at the French Lycee. He then studied law at the Jesuit University, and finished his studies at the University of Lyon in France, where he ...

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Youssef Hanna El Sawda

Youssef Hanna El Sawda was born in Bikfaya, in the Matn District, in 1888, where he completed primary school. He then continued his secondary education at the Jesuit College, where he earned his degree in 1905. He traveled to Egypt ...

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Hussein Ahmad Al Oueini

Hussein Ahmad Al Oueini was born in the Zuqaq Al-Blat area of Beirut on 24 December 1900. He completed primary and intermediate school at the Saint Joseph of the Apparition School and the Patriarchate School. He stopped his formal studies ...

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Emile Daoud Tyan

Émile Daoud Tyan was born in Beirut in 1901. He studied at the Pères Jésuites school in Beirut, and then studied law in the Jesuit University, graduating as a lawyer in 1921. He continued his higher education, and earned his doctorate ...

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Salim Nassib Lahoud

Salim Nassib Lahoud was born in Baabdat (Matn District) in 1910. He completed his early schooling in Baabdat, and then vistited the Antoura School until 1927. He traveled to France and studied in the University of Lille, where earned a ...

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Sami Abdel Rahim El Solh

Sami Abdel Rahim El Solh was born on 7 May 1887 in the Palestinian village of Acre, which was part of the Ottoman province of Beirut. He completed his early studies in Acre, and then attended secondary schools in Beirut, ...

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Gabriel Asaad Murr

He was born in Bteghrine (Matn District) in 1895. He completed his primary school education at an English and Protestant school in Beirut, then completed secondary school at the American University, where he earned a diploma in trade in 1910. He ...

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Fouad Nicolas Ghosn

He was born in Amioun (Koura District) in 1911. He studied at the College des Freres in Tripoli. He then traveled to France and studied law in Montpellier University. He graduated in 1935 with a degree in law, and returned ...

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Charles Iskander Helou

Charles Iskander Helou family hails from Baabda, and he was born in Beirut on 25/9/1913. He completed secondary school at the Pères Jésuites School, graduating in 1929. He then graduated from Saint Joseph University in 1934. He worked as a ...

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Mohieddine Zakariya Al Nsouli

Mohieddine Zakariya Al Nsouli was born in Beirut in 1898. He studied first at the Al-Marissa Mosque’s school, and then continued his studies at the College des Freres and the Dar Al-Uloom School in Beirut. He then entered the American ...

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Alfred Georges Naccache

Alfred Georges Naccache was born in Beirut on 3 May 1888. He completed his secondary education at the Jesuit Saint Joseph School in 1904. He traveled to France and joined the Sorbonne University, where he earned his law degree in ...

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Bashir Mahmoud Al Aawar

Bashir Mahmoud Al Aawar was born in Qarnayel, in the Baabda District, in 1909. He studied at the National University in Aley, and the Lycee in Beirut. In his youth, he joined the military. After graduating from the Jesuit University ...

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Fouad Jirjis El Khoury

Fouad Jirjis El Khoury was born in town of Hadath, in the Baabda District, in 1889. He studied at several schools. He then studied law under jurists, the most prominent of whom were Melhem and Najib Khalaf, and Salim El ...

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Moussa Melhem Mubarak

Moussa Melhem Mubarak was born in Antoura (Keserwan District) in 1901. He studied first at the Antoura School, and then continued his studies in the American University, where he earned his L.L.B. He then studied law in Saint Joseph University, ...

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Bassil Najib Trad

Bassil Najib Trad’s family was from Beirut, and he was born in the town of Brummana in the Matn District on 31 December 1900. He studied at the Pères Jésuites School in Beirut, and studied law in the Jesuit University ...

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Boulos Halim Fayyad

Boulos Halim Fayyad was born in Beirut on 2 January 1901. He studied at the College des Freres in Beirut, and then began working in trade. In 1931, he founded the chain of stores “Boulos Halim Fayyad & Co.” He was ...

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Rashid Abdel Hamid Karami

Rashid Abdel Hamid Karami’s family was from Tripoli, and he was born in Miriata on 30 December 1921. He studied at the College des Freres Schools, and in the College of Education in Tripoli. He then went to Egypt, where ...

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Riad Reda El Solh

Riad Reda El Solh’s family was from Sidon, and he was born in Tyre in1894. He studied at schools of several cities, from Al-Makassed School in Sidon, to the Antoura School in Keserwan, to Saint Joseph’s University. He studied law ...

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Selim Habib Takla

Selim Habib Takla was born in Zouk Mikael, Keserwan District in 1895. He studied at the Antoura school, graduating in 1911. He then studied law at the French Institute, where he earned his degree. He began working in administrative and ...

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Henri Philippe Pharaoun

Henri Philippe Pharaoun was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1898, and then moved with his father to Switzerland, where he studied at the Dominican Academy in Lausanne. He continued his university studies at the law school of the French city ...

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Saadi Al Munla

Saadi Al Munla was born in Tripoli in 1890, and where he began his studies. He traveled to Istanbul in 1911, and studied law in its university. In 1916, Jamal Pasha imprisoned him, along with Shukri Al-Quwatli and Fares Al-Khoury, ...

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Ayoub Jirjis Tabet

Ayoub Jirjis Tabet was born in Bhamdoun El-Day’aa in 1874. He studied there in various local schools. Then he moved to Beirut, where he studied in the Syrian Evangelical School. He graduated as a doctor in 1893. Afterwards, he traveled ...

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Habib Abu Shahla

Habib Abu Shahla’s family was from the town of Mimess in the Hasbaya District, and he was born in Beirut in 1902. He studied in the English School, then in the American University, where he earned his Bachelors in Science. ...

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Phillippe Najib Boulos

Phillippe Najib Boulos was born in Kafr Aka (Koura District) in 1902. He studied at the American school until secondary school, and then studied law at the Jesuit University, where he earned his degree in 1923. He was first appointed ...

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Khaled Najib Chehab

Khaled Najib Chehab was born in Hasbaya in 1890. He completed his early studies in Hasbaya’s schools, and then earned a diploma from the Al-Rashidiya School in Safed, Palestine. He moved to Damascus to continue his studies in the Catholic ...

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Abdallah Aref El Yafi

Abdallah Aref El Yafi was born in Beirut in 1901. He studied at the Ottoman College, and then moved to the Jesuits’ law institute, where he earned his law degree in 1923. He traveled to Paris and earned a ...

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Kheireddine Said El Ahdab

Kheireddine Said El Ahdab’s family hails from Tripoli. He was born in Beirut in 1894. He studied in the College des Freres, then traveled to France to study math at the Sorbonne University. He returned to Lebanon to work in ...

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Sami Khalil El Khoury

Sami Khalil El Khoury was born in Rechmaya, Aley District, on 25 August 1896. He completed his primary and secondary education at the Pères Jésuites School, and then studied law at the Jesuit University, where he earned his degree. In ...

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Auguste Pacha Ibrahim Adib

Auguste Pacha Ibrahim Adib belongs to the Nehme family from Deir Al-Qamar. He was born in Astana, where his father worked in trade, on 2 August 1859. Then, his father took him back to Lebanon and enrolled him in the ...

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Ahmed Moustafa Al Husseini

Al Husseini was born in Mazraat Al-Sayaad in Jbeil in 1881. He entered the preparatory school in Beirut, where he studied Arabic and Turkish and their literatures. Then, he studied doctrine under Charbel Tahoumi. Afterwards, he was appointed Director of ...

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Bechara Khalil El Khoury

Bechara Khalil El Khoury’s family hails from Rechmaya (Aley District), and he was born in Beirut on 10 August 1890. He studied in Beiteddine, then in Baabda, and completed his studies at the Pères Jésuites school in Beirut. He then ...

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Najib Matia Abu Sawan

Najib Matia Abu Sawan was born in Jerusalem in 1875. He studied at the College des Freres in Jerusalem. Then, he studied law in Istanbul and worked as an attorney. In 1914, Jamal Pasha exiled him to Beirut, where he ...

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Choucri Boutros Cardahi

Choucri Boutros Cardahi’s family is from Deir Al-Qamr, and he was born in Beirut on 7 April 1890. He received his education at Saint Joseph School. He then studied law at Aix-Marseille University, graduating in 1910. Afterwards, he moved to ...

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Najib Abdel Kader Kabbani

Najib Abdel Kader Kabbani was born in Beirut in 1870. He studied at the school of Sheikh Abbas Al-Azhari in Beirut. He then studied law at the Damascus Institute, where he earned his degree. Afterwards, he moved to Istanbul where ...

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Charles Debbas

Charles Debbas was the first person in Lebanon to hold the position of Minister of Justice. He was born in Damascus on 16 April 1884. He studied at Thathalat Aqmar School, then in Saint Joseph University and the American University. ...

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General Directors

Mayssam Al Noueiry

Mayssam Al Noueiri is the first woman to hold the position of Director-General of the Ministry of Justice. She holds the following degrees: A diploma in French and Lebanese law from Saint Joseph University, 1971 An MA degree in political science from the ...

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Omar Natour

Omar Natour was born in Beirut on 30/11/1945. He received his education at the International College (I.C.), and graduated in 1966. He obtained an LL.B. in Lebanese law from Saint Joseph University in Beirut in 1972 and an LL.B. in French ...

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Selim Al Lazki

Selim Al Lazki was born in Beirut on 14/5/1944. He was appointed to the staff of the Courts of Justice and occupied several legal positions. He was head of chamber at the Court of Appeal in Mount Lebanon when he was ...

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Wajih Khater

Wajih Khater was born in Beirut, studied at Al-Makassed School, and went to Damascus to study law. He received a Bachelor’s degree, and then his doctoral degree in law in 1971 from the Law School at the University of Damascus. He ...

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Hasan Refaat

Hasan Refaat received his primary and secondary education at the Jesuit Fathers’ School in Beirut, and he received a French and Lebanese baccalauréat. He received a general certificate in French literature and a certificate in Latin studies from the University of ...

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Elias Zakaria

He was born in Hamat in North Lebanon in 1911. He began his professional life at the Department of Agricultural Publications of the Ministry of Agriculture, also working as a trainer at the Institute of Agricultural Secondary Education. At the age of ...

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Hicham Al-Shaar

Hicham Al-Shaar was born in Beirut on March 10, 1932. He received a degree in Lebanese and French law from Saint Joseph University in 1958. He practiced law in Sobhi Mahmassani’s office from 1958 to 1962. In 1962, he joined the ...

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Hasan Kabalan

Hasan Kabalan was appointed a first-degree advocate-general, then a counsellor with the Court of Appeals in January 1939. On 9 January 1947 (Decree No. 7807/K) he was appointed as Head of the chamber of the Court of Appeals. He was appointed attending ...

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Shafik Hatim

He began his professional life in the judicial corps at the Beqaa Court of First Instance in the year (by virtue of the decree issued by Secretary of State Abdullah Bayhem No. 90 dated 23/11/1939. He was also appointed chairman ...

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Anis Saleh

Anis Saleh joined the Lebanese judiciary in 1928, when he was appointed an investigator at Hasbaya’s court of first instance. In June 1929, he transferred to the Tripoli court, and in 1931 he was appointed investigating judge. In April 1931, ...

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Simon Choukri

Born in Deir al-Qamar, Simon Choukri received his education at the Antoura School, and his degree in law at Saint Joseph University. In 1923, he began his career as Registrar to the Secretary of the Chamber of Deputies. In January 1938, ...

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Sami Khouri

Sami KhourI was born in Rechmaya in the Aley District on 25 August 1896. He received a basic education at the Jesuit Fathers’ School. He then studied law at their university and received his degree there. In 1920, he was appointed as ...

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Charles Debbas

Charles Debbas was the first person in Lebanon to hold the position of Minister of Justice. He was born in Damascus on 16 April 1884. He studied at Thathalat Aqmar School, then in Saint Joseph University and the American University. ...

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NEWS & ACTIVITIES

  • 29 March 2017

    طلب وزير العدل إجراء التعقبات

     حضرة مديرة الوكالة الوطنية للإعلام السيدة لور سليمان ...

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  • 15 February 2017

    صحيفة النهار

    ورد في الصفحة الرابعة (محليات) من عدد ...

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  • 10 February 2017

    بيـــــان صادر عن المكتب الاعلامي لوزير العدل

      صدر عن المكتب الاعلامي لوزير العدل ...

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  • 02 February 2017

    استرداد المواطن المطلوب خالد رضوان سليم

    خابر وزير العدل سليم جريصاتي البارحة نظيره ...

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  • 30 January 2017

    تعميم

    إلتزامًا بإحترام حقوق الإنسان وحرياته الأساسية، وضمانًا ...

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  • 30 January 2017

    إجتماع معالي وزير العدل مع سعادة المديرة العامة

    حضرة السيدة لور سليمان المحترمة مديرة الوكالة الوطنية ...

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NEWS & ACTIVITIES

  • 30 January 2017

    إجتماع معالي وزير العدل مع سعادة المديرة العامة

    حضرة السيدة لور سليمان المحترمة مديرة الوكالة الوطنية ...

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