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PROFILE: Deputy PM and National Defense Minister Samir Moqbel

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PROFILE: Deputy PM and National Defense Minister Samir Moqbel
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This is a brief review over the life of deputy PM and Minister of National Defense Samir Moqbel:

- Born in 1939, married to Joyce James and father of five children. 

- He is a Civil engineer and entrepreneur, graduated from the American University of Beirut (AUB). 
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- CEO of the company Samir Moqbel & Co - entrepreneurs and real estate company Samir Moqbel & Co since 1965. 

- President of the Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut (Mount Lebanon) from 1990 to 1992. 

- Member of the Board of Directors of the University of Balamand since 1990. 

- Member of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Beirut from 1992 to 1996. 

- He was appointed as Environment Minister from 1992 to 1995. 

- Appointed Deputy Prime Minister in Najib Mikati's government in June 2011. 
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