Assistant Director, Jordan Intelligence Department, 1982. Director, Office of Crown Prince Hassan, Royal Palace, 1982-1984. Secretary General, Royal Hashemite Court, Royal Palace, 1984-1986. Minister of Transport, 1986, served as Chairman of Civil Aviation Authority, Aqaba Ports Corporation, Public Transport Corporation, Al-Hijazi Railway Corporation and Aqaba Railway Corporation. Minister of Interior, 1986-1989; Member of the Legislation Review Committee in the Cabinet. Senator, Jordan's Upper House of Parliament, 1997-2003. Member, International Court of Arbitration, 2000—.