Middle East Economic Survey


No 51



Mirza Appointed Oil/Gas Minister As Ministry Is Re-Established

In a new cabinet formed on 11 December, Abd al-Husain Ali Mirza, was appointed Minister of Oil and Gas Affairs signifying the re-establishment of the ministry that was scrapped in September 2005 in favor of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA 3 October 2005). Until his latest appointment, Dr Mirza held the positions of Minister of State and Chairman of NOGA. In a ...