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Dr. Abbas Al-Haj Hassan

Minister of Agriculture, Lebanon

Dr. Abbas Al-Haj Hassan is a Lebanese political scientist and journalist. Since September 2021, he has been Minister of Agriculture in the Najib Miqati government. He earned a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy in 2005 and continued his studies in France, earning another Master’s degree in 2006 and a preparatory one in 2007 University diploma to obtain a Doctorate on the water crisis in Lebanon and Israeli ambitions in this area. He received his Doctorate in Political Science and International Relations in 2013. He has also worked as a journalist for many television channels including the news channel France 24.