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Ahmad Tumeh
Prime Minister of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
Incumbent
Assumed office
14 September 2013
President Ahmad Jarba
Preceded by Ghassan Hitto
Personal details
Born 1965 (age 53–54)
Deir ez-Zor, Syria
Religion Sunni Islam

Ahmad Saleh Tu'mah (also spelled Tumeh, Touma and Tohme, Arabic language:أحمد طعمة‎; born in 1965, Deir ez-Zor, Syria) is a Syrian politician that was recently elected as Prime Minister of the interim government created by the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces.[1] His authority exists in parallel with Bashar al-Assad's government since 14 September 2013.

Tu'mah, a self-proclaimed moderate Islamist, won with 75 out of the 97 votes on a meeting held by the National Coalition in Istanbul and, as well as his predecessor Ghassan Hitto, has been tasked to create a government with 13 ministers to govern the zones in Syria currently under the control of the Free Syrian Army forces.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Syrian opposition elects moderate Islamist as prime minister". 14 September 2013. http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/09/14/us-syria-crisis-pm-idUSBRE98D08Z20130914. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 

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