Ministry of Culture (Syria)

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Ministry of Culture
وزارة الثقافة
Al-Rawda, George Haddad Street
Telephone: +963-11-3331556
Current ministerIssam Khalil
HeadquartersDamascus
Websitewww.moc.gov.sy

The Ministry of Culture (Arabic: وزارة الثقافة‎) is a government ministry office of the Syrian Arab Republic, responsible for cultural affairs in Syria.

Ministers of Culture

  • Dr. Najah al-Attar (1976–2000)
  • Maha Qanout (2000 – 13 December 2001)
  • Najwa Qassab Hassan (13 December 2001 – 10 September 2003)
  • Mahmoud al-Sayyed (10 September 2003 – 21 February 2006)
  • Riyad Naasan Agha (21 February 2006 – 3 October 2010)
  • Riad Ismat (3 October 2010 – 23 June 2012)[1]
  • Dr. Lubanah Mshaweh (23 June 2012 – 27 August 2014)[2]
  • Issam Khalil (27 August 2014 - incumbent)[3]