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His Excellency Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

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Dr. Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2008

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The LBJ School of Public Affairs, the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security & Law and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum presented Prime Minister Salam Fayyad of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA). Dr. Fayyad is a well-respected economist and political reformer who assumed the Prime Ministry in 2007 as part of President Mahmoud Abbas' emergency government. He has led the PNA through a series of sweeping reforms during that time. Dr. Fayyad spoke on his hopes for progress toward Middle East peace.