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Saddam Zibin Appointed Head Of SOMO

Mr. Saddam Zibin was appointed last week as the Executive Director of Iraq'sState Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO). Mr. Zibin had served in the earlyeighties as a member of SOMO's Board of Marketing. He later joined the Ministryof Trade and served as Commercial Counsellor in London and Algiers.

The post of SOMO's Executive Director has been vacant since Dr. Ramzi Salmanhad filled that post from 1972 until March 1991 when...