Prime Minister of Syria

head of Syrian government

The Prime Minister of Syria is the head of government of the Syrian Arab Republic.

Prime Minister of the
Syrian Arab Republic
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Incumbent
Hussein Arnous
Acting

since 11 June 2020
AppointerPresident of the Syrian Arab Republic
Term lengthNot term limited
Inaugural holderSaadallah al-Jabiri
Formation17 April 1946
Salary18,285 USD annually[1]

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Syria. He works with other ministers and members of the government that the new Prime Minister recommends. In 2004, Arnous was selected to serve as executive director of the General Establishment for Road Transport. He then served as governor of Deir ez-Zor and Quneitra governorates. ... Arnous served as Minister of Public Works and Housing from 2013 until 2018 and as Minister of Water Resources since 26 November 2018.

The People's Council of Syria then approve the legislative program of the new government, before the new government formally take office. There are no constitutional limits on a Prime Minister's term, and several of them served multiple non-consecutive terms.

ReferencesEdit

  1. برس, دي. "سورية: مرسوم رئاسي يحدد راتب رئيس مجلسي الوزراء والشعب بـ82500 ليره والوزير بـ71200 ليرة - اخبار سورية المحلية - أخبار سورية - دي برس". www.dp-news.com. Archived from the original on 2018-08-12. Retrieved 2020-03-31.