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Ahmad Abdul Majeed Obeidat
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Prime Minister of Jordan
In office
10 January 1984 – 4 April 1985
Monarch King Hussein
Preceded by Mudar Badran
Succeeded by Zaid al-Rifai
Personal details
Born (1938-11-18) November 18, 1938 (age 85)
Irbid, Emirate of Transjordan
(present-day Jordan)
Alma mater University of Baghdad

Ahmad Obeidat (Arabic: احمد عبيدات) (born 18 November 1938) is a former Jordanian politician who served as the 26th Prime Minister of Jordan from 10 January 1984 to 4 April 1985. He was born in Hartha, Irbid 18 November 1938.

- Teacher, Ministry of Education, 1957.

- Officer, Ministry of Finance, Customs Department, 1962.

- Officer, Public Security Department, 1962–1964.

- Officer, General Intelligence Department, 1964–1974.

- Director of General Intelligence Department, 1974–1982.

- Minister of Interior 1982–1984.

- Prime Minister January 1984 – April 1985.

He was a member of the Senate for several periods during his active time since 1984. Obeidat was first a member of the Jordan Bar Association since 9 July 1985; UNDP goodwill ambassador in 1990, founder and member of Jordan Environment Society 1986–2003, and is now currently the chairman of the board of trustees; founding member and chairman of the Jordan National Society for Consumer Protection, 1989; chairman of the Royal Committee for Drafting the National Charter, 1990–1991; deputy chairman of the Royal Human Rights Commission, appointed on 23 March 2000; deputy chairman of the Royal Commission for Judicial Reform, appointed on 31 August 2000; chairman of the board of trustees of the National Center for Human Rights, 19 February 2003 – 1 July 2008; member of the board of trustees of the Arab Anti-Corruption Organization; attorney and legal consultant practicing in his private law firm ‘Obeidat Law’, one of the biggest in the Middle East, as of 1985.

In May 2011, he launched the National Front for Reform.

See also

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  • List of prime ministers of Jordan
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