Information Ministry announces death of former Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi

Damascus, SANA-The Ministry of Information said Omran al-Zoubi, Deputy Chairman of the National Progressive Front and former information minister died earlier on Friday after a battle with illness.

Born in Damascus in 1959 and with a degree in law from Damascus University, the deceased was a lawyer and an author of several books, studies and political, legal and media research.

He was appointed as minister of information in 2012. Later in 2016, he was appointed deputy chairman of the National Progressive Front, a post he held until his death.

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