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Prime Minister of the State of Palestine
رئيس وزراء دولة فلسطين
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Coat of arms of Palestine
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Mohammad Shtayyeh
since 14 April 2019
Palestinian government
StyleHis Excellency
AppointerThe President
Term length4 years
PrecursorPrime Minister of the PNA
Formation6 January 2013
First holderSalam Fayyad
Salary48,000 USD annually[1]

The prime minister of the State of Palestine is the head of government of the State of Palestine. The post has been in existence since January 2013, when the Palestinian National Authority was officially renamed[2] into the State of Palestine and replaced the previous position of the prime minister of the Palestinian National Authority.[citation needed]


The prime minister is appointed by the president of the State of Palestine.

List of prime ministers (2013–present)

No. Portrait Name
Term of office Party Ref
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Salam Fayyad
(b. 1951)
6 January 2013 6 June 2013 Third Way
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Rami Hamdallah
(b. 1958)
6 June 2013 14 April 2019
(resigned on 23 June 2013)
(reappointed on 19 September 2013
and 2 June 2014
independent [3][4][5]
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Mohammad Shtayyeh
(b. 1959)
14 April 2019 Incumbent
(Palestine Liberation Organization)

See also


  1. ^ "قانون مكافآت ورواتب أعضاء المجلس التشريعي وأعضاء الحكومة والمحافظين رقم (11) لسنة 2004 - مركز المعلومات الوطني الفلسطيني".
  2. ^ "Abbas Signs Decree to Change PA Name to 'State of Palestine'".
  3. ^ "Abbas accepts resignation of Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah". BBC. 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Palestinian unity government sworn in by Mahmoud Abbas". BBC. 2 June 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Abbas names new Palestinian prime minister". Al Jazeera English. 2 June 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  6. ^ Joe Dyke (10 March 2019). "Hamas further sidelined by appointment of new PA premier Shtayyeh". The Times of Israel. Retrieved 10 March 2019.