Aziz Dweik

Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council

Aziz Dweik (/əˈzz dˈwk/ (audio speaker iconlisten) ə-ZEEZ doo-WAYK; Arabic: عزيز دويك ʿAzīz Dowēk) (born January 12, 1948) is the Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) since 18 January 2006. He is seen as the Interim President of the Palestinian National Authority since 19 October 2016.[2][3]

Aziz Dweik
عزيز دويك
Interim President of the Palestinian National Authority[1]
Assumed office
19 October 2016
Preceded byMahmoud Abbas
In office
15 January 2009 – 2 June 2014
Preceded byMahmoud Abbas
Succeeded byMahmoud Abbas
Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council
Assumed office
29 March 2006
Preceded byRawhi Fattouh
Personal details
Born (1948-01-12) January 12, 1948 (age 76)
Hebron, West Bank, Mandatory Palestine
Political partyHamas
Alma materAn-Najah National University
University of Pennsylvania

References change

  1. PNA interim chairman calls for elections preparations. Xinhua News Agency, 13 November 2004
  2. Patrick Martin (July 18, 2009). "Fancy that, a moderate in Hamas". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. Archived from the original on 2009-08-23. Retrieved 2009-08-03.
  3. "Hamas Says Dweik "Real President" until Elections are Held". Al-Manar. June 25, 2006. Retrieved 2009-08-03.[permanent dead link]