Jordanians remember former PM Wasfi Tal

Jordan

Published: 2019-11-27 14:54

Last Updated: 2019-11-28 10:15


Jordanians remember former PM Wasfi Tal
Jordanians remember former PM Wasfi Tal
Roya News Source

Thursday, November 28, 2019, marks the 49th anniversary of the death of former Prime Minister Wasfi Tal.

Born in 1920, Tal was the son of the popular Jordanian poet, Mustafa Wahbi, better known as Arar.

He was appointed three times as a Prime Minister in 1962, 1965 and 1970.

Tal is one of the most popular, political figures in Jordan's history, Tal was assassinated in Cairo while attending a meeting of the Arab joint defense council.

He received his education in Jordan, later continued his education at the American University of Beirut. Tal served as an ambassador in Moscow, Tehran and Baghdad.