Yassine Jaber - Member of Parliament - Minister of Economy - Lebanon




Member of Parliament of the South ( Nabatieh ) since 1996.
Former Minister of Economy and Trade (1995-1998)

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From city of Nabatieh - South Lebanon.

Date of Birth : 1951


Married to Miss Wafaa Mohamed Al Ali,

4 Children : Kamel, Sara, Tamara, Nal.


Education: International College (until 1970),

American University of Beirut (1973).


Diplomas: B.A. in Economics and Business Administration.

While in AUB, served as a member of student council, and President of Business Students Association.


Career :


- Businessman with interests in both Lebanon and U.K.


- Former Minister of Economy and Trade (1995-1998),

- Member of Parliament of the South (Nabatieh) since 1996.

- Member of Parliamentary Committee for Finance, and of Committee for

Administration and Justice.

- President of Parliamentary Committee for the Lebanese-Polish Friendship.

- Former member of steering committee for Beirut Stock Exchange.

- Former Board member of Casino du Liban.


- Founder and President of Kamel Jaber Cultural and Social Center in Nabatieh-

South Lebanon.

- President of Association for supporting public schools in Nabatieh region.

- Honorary President of Al-Ahli Football Club - Nabatieh.


- Member of Board of Trustees of Islamic Association for Higher Education and

scientific guidance.


- Member of Board of Directors of British-Lebanese Association in London.


- Former President of AUB Alumni Association (U.K.) (1992-1995).


- Vice President of Entrepreneurial training Foundation.


- Member of consultative committee of the Arab Community in Britain.


- Honorable Board member of American Alumni Association of Lebanon

Economic and Development Resources:

- United Nations Development Program Research and Development

- World Bank Sustainable Development

- International Monetary Fund Research

- Lebanese University Research

- American University of Beirut Research Centers and Institutes

- Lebanese American University

 - European Economic Development and Research in Lebanon 

- Institute of Social Justice

- Ministry of Economy and Commerce of Lebanon

- National Press Club - Washington, DC Economic Speech

- Liberalization Without Measures For Equitable Development - UNCTAD


Useful Economic Policy Proposals and Research Papers on Lebanon (1995-1998)

- Social Aspects of Sustainable Development in Lebanon

- Sustainable Human Development in the Lebanese Context

- Economic Development and Reconstruction

- Sectoral Human Development Indicators

- Social Capital Formation and Sustainable Human Development

- The Human Impact on the Environment in Lebanon

- Gross National Development (GND) An Economic and E-Government Tool

- Subjective Well-being as Public Policy to Prevent Civil Conflicts

- Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Workshop

- The Reconstruction of Lebanon

- Payment Systems in Lebanon

- Lebanon - A Country Business Profile