The Mayor

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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Victor Hanna Jubrail Batarseh

Mayor of Bethlehem

Date of birth:             21/11/1934.

Place of birth:            Bethlehem- Palestine.

Marital Status:           Married.

Number of children:  Three.


  • High School Graduate, St.George College; Heliopolis, Egypt, 1952.
  • G.C.E (General Certificate of Education) London University, 1952.

Higher Studies:

  • M.B.B.CH. 1959, Ein Shams University- Cairo.
  • Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (D.L.O) 1964, Ein Shams University- Cairo.
  • Course in Microscopic Ear Surgery – London.
  • Course in Rhinoplasty- Paris.


  • Medical Officer with the Jordanian Army 1959-1962.
  • Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Bethlehem University for 22 years.
  • Vice Chairman of the Arab Graduate Club in Jerusalem for 3 years.
  • President of the Family Union Club in Bethlehem for 10 years.
  • Founder of the Palestinian Otorhinolaryngological Society and its Chairman for 5 years.
  • Chairman of the Medical Syndicate in Bethlehem Governorate for several years.
  • Member of the Central Medical Syndicate in Jerusalem for several years.
  • Member of the Palestinian Higher Medical Council and member of its examining board for ear, nose and throat.
  • Chairman of the Health Work Committees in the West Bank for several years.
  • Active in the political and social work in the Bethlehem community. 
  • Elected as Mayor of Bethlehem on May 20th 2005.
  • Vice Chairman of the Jerusalem District Electricity Co. Ltd.
  • Chairman of the Central Joint Services Council for Bethlehem District.
  • Chairman of the Joint Services of Solid Waste Management for Bethlehem Governate.
  • Vice Chairman of the Higher Council Joint  Service of Solid Waste for Hebron and Bethlehem.
  • President of the Conference Permanente of the Historical cities of the Mediterranean.


  • Arabic - English - French.


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