Latif Nassif Jassim

former Iraqi minister

Latif Nassif Jassim (Arabic: لطيف نصيف جاسم; born 1941 – 30 August 2021) was an Iraqi politician. He was the leader of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party. Jassim was born in Baghdad, Iraq. From 1977 until 1979, he was the Minister of Agriculture. From 1979 until 1971, he was the Minister of Culture and Information.

Jassim was arrested on 9 June 2003 and sentenced to life imprisonment in 2009 in the case of the murder of Mohammad al-Sadr.[1]

Jassim died on 30 August 2021 in Baghdad at the age of 80.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "تبرئة أولى لطارق عزيز". Al Akhbar.
  2. وفاة وزير اعلام النظام العراقي السابق في سجن "الحوت" (in Arabic)