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Biography for Riyadh Isa Shalish

First Name: Riyadh Isa
Last Name: Shalish
Organization: Miltary Housing Institution
Place of Birth: Latakia, Syria
Family: Brother of Dhu al-Himma Shalish. Cousin of the current president Bashar al-Assad. Son of one of Hafez al-Assad's sisters.
Languages: Arabic
CV: Head of a governmental construction organization- the military housing institution, which he during the 1990s managed to transform into his own company with help from his brother Dhu al-Himma Shalish.Was an officer in the Defence Detachments (Sarya al-Difa)
Misc: Made a fortune on constrution and contracting deals in Syria involving large scale project financed by other Arab states.
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