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The Minister


HE Mazin Abdellah Hilal Al Farrayeh.

Current Position: Minister of Interior.

Personal information

Name: Mazin Abdellah Hilal Al Farrayeh

Marital Status: married with three daughters and two sons.

Place and date of birth: Karak, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, 1969.



· Master degree in the Strategic Studies from US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania (USAWC). · Master degree in Military Science from Joint Command and Staff College, Kuwait.

· A bachelor's degree in Military Science from Mu’tah University.


· A bachelor's degree in General Management from Mu’tah University.


Work Experience:

· Minister of Interior / the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - 7 March 2021.

· Served in Artillery Corps at Jordanian Armed Forces for 25 years as Company, Platoon Battalion and Brigade Commander.

· Instructor and coordination officer at the Royal School of Artillery.

· Chief Operations in the Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Headquarters (HQ).

· Military observer in United Nations Mission in Georgia (UNOMIG).

· Jordan lead planner for coalition campaign against ISIS.

· Senior National Representative (SNR) of Jordan in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) in Tampa, Florida.

· Capacity Building Director at )JAF(.

· Operations Director of Jordan - crisis cell to deal with COVID- 19 pandemic.

· Vice- Chairman of the National Center for Security and Crisis Management.

Military courses

· Ranger course / Parachute course.

· Artillery course – Jordan.

· Artillery Basic Course - Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA.

· Company (Commander) leader Course.

· Captain Career Course- Fort Sill, Oklahoma, USA.

· Fighting in urban areas – Jordan.

· Artillery instructor course – Jordan.

· Command and staff college – Jordan.

· Command and staff college – Kuwait.

· Peace keeping course – Austria.

· Mobility course - Nato school / Germany.

· Logistic course - Nato school / Germany.

· US army war college (USAWC) in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

Medals and badges

· Independence Medal

· Appreciation Badge-long service

· Training competency.

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