Previous Ministers

FontFonteالخط + - Bookmark and Share

 H.E. Karim Pakradouni

CouncilCabinetحكومة:H.E. Rafic el Hariri
DateDateتاريخ: - 10/26/2004
  • Date of Birth: 18 August 1944 – Beirut
  • Civil Status:
    • Armenian Orthodox, married to Mona Nachef.
    • Has two sons: Jihad (1972) and Jawad (1978).
  • Primary and Secondary Studies: Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour – Lebanon, until 1962.

University Studies:

  • Law degree from the Faculté de Droit et des Sciences Economiques at the Université Saint-Joseph – Beirut, 1966.
  • Degree in Political Sciences from the Université Saint-Joseph – Beirut, 1967.
  • Degree in History from the Ecole Supérieure des Lettres – Beirut, 1970.

Professional Activity:

  • Attorney at law – registered with the Beirut Bar Association since 1969.
  • Running his private law firm since 1975.
  • Member of the Association of Lebanese Writers since 1994.


  • STRUCTURES DES KATAEB, October 1967, a French essay.
  • LE PARI LIBANAIS, Ed. Nahar, 1970, in French and in collaboration with Maurice Gemayel.
  • LE LIBAN-SUD (a collective work), Ed. Nahar, 1974, in Arabic.
  • LA PAIX MANQUEE OU LE MANDAT D'ELIAS SARKIS, 1976-1982, Ed. FMA, 1984, in Arabic, French and English.
  • LE PIEGE OU DE LA MALEDICTION DU LIBAN A LA GUERRE DU GOLFE, Ed. Grasset, 1991, in Arabic and French.
  • NATION ET ETAT AU LIBAN, a dialogue between Karim Pakradouni and Karim Mroueh, Ed. Al Jadid, 1995, in Arabic.
  • Multiple essays and articles in different periodicals.

Publications About the Minister:

  • LA TENDANCE PAKRADOUNIENNE AU SEIN DU FRONT LIBANAIS, by Dr. Antonios Jilwan, 1977, in French.
  • KARIM PAKRADOUNI: PENSEUR OU ACTIVISTE, by Mr. Nazih Chelala, Ed. Adonis, 1989, in Arabic.

Political Activities:

  • Member of the Kataeb Party since April 1959.
  • Among the founders of the CAB (Comité Actif de Bienfaisance at the Collège Notre-Dame de Jamhour) in 1962.
  • Head of the Kataeb Student Section (SEK) from 1968 to 1970.
  • Member of the Kataeb Political Bureau from 1970 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992.
  • Personal Advisor to the Lebanese President of the Republic, Mr. Elias Sarkis from 1976 to 1982.
  • Vice-president of the Lebanese Forces from 1986 to 1988.
  • Member of the Lebanese Front from 1986 to 1988.
  • Secretary-General of the Kataeb Party from 1992 to 1995.
  • Vice-president of the Kataeb Party from 1995 to 2001.
  • President of the Kataeb Party since 4 October 2001.
  • Minister of State for Administrative Reform since 17 April 2003.

This site is designed, developed and hosted by the Office of the Minister of State for Administrative Reform (OMSAR).
All rights Reserved ©     Online Forms  |  Contact Us  |  Sitemap