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Prime Minister of the State of Palestine
رئيس وزراء دولة فلسطين
Coat of arms of Palestine
since 26 February 2024
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)

Overview of Prime Ministers of the State of Palestine
No. Portrait Name
Term Political party
Took office Left office Duration
Salam Fayyad
Salam Fayyad
(born 1951)
6 January 20136 June 2013151 daysThird Way
Rami Hamdallah[3][4][5]
Rami Hamdallah[3][4][5]
(born 1958)
6 June 201314 April 2019[a]5 years, 312 daysIndependent
Mohammad Shtayyeh[6]
Mohammad Shtayyeh[6]
(born 1959)
14 April 201926 February 2024[b]4 years, 322 daysFatah

See also


  1. ^ Resigned on 23 June 2013; reappointed on 19 September 2013 and 2 June 2014.
  2. ^ Resigned on 26 February 2024.


  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.
  • Official website of the Palestinian Prime Minister's Office (West Bank) (in Arabic)
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