Mahmoud Ismail Ali

Mahmoud Ismail Ali was a member of the PLO’s Executive Committee (EC) until May 2018. He heads the Department for Labour and Popular Mobilisation, and the National Committee for Education, Culture and Youth. He joined the Arab Socialist Ba’ath party as a student in Baghdad in 1956, and joined the Arab Liberation Front in 1968. He returned to the Palestinian territories in 1994 following the Oslo Accords.