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Barham Salih
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8th President of Iraq
Assumed office
2 October 2018
Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi
Mustafa Al-Kadhimi
Preceded by Fuad Masum
2nd Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region
In office
28 October 2009 – 5 April 2012
President Masoud Barzanir
Preceded by Nechervan Barzani
Succeeded by Nechervan Barzani
Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq
In office
20 May 2006 – 20 August 2009
Serving with Salam al-Zaubai, Rafi al-Issawi
President Jalal Talabani
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
Preceded by Rowsch Shaways
Succeeded by Rowsch Shaways
In office
28 June 2004 – 3 May 2005
Prime Minister Iyad Allawi
Preceded by Coalition Provisional Authority
Succeeded by Rowsch Shaways
3rd Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region
In office
21 January 2001 – 20 July 2004
President Jalal Talabani
Preceded by Kosrat Rasul Ali
Succeeded by Omar Fattah Hussein (acting)
Chair of Board of Trustees at The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani
In office
2007–2017
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Jill Derby
Personal details
Born
Barham Ahmed Salih

12 July 1960 (1960-07-12) (age 61)
Slemani, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Nationality Iraqi Kurd
Political party Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (1976–2017, 2018–present)
Other political
affiliations
Coalition for Democracy and Justice (2018)
Spouse(s) Sarbagh Salih
Residence Radwaniyah Palace, Baghdad, Iraq
Alma mater Cardiff University
University of Liverpool

Barham Salih (Kurdish: بەرھەم ساڵح; Arabic: برهم صالح ; born 12 July 1960) is the 8th and current President of Iraq since 2 October 2018.

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