Fuad Saba (1902-1984)
August 27, 2021
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Biography | A native of Shafa Amr in the Western Galilee, Fuad Saba was the first Palestinian to obtain a license to practice auditing during the British Mandate era. Together with his brother, he founded Saba & Company Auditing Company. In 1932, Saba participated in The first Palestinian Arab Youth Conference and was elected a member of its executive committee. He also participated in the Nation’s Fund project. Then, in 1937, the Arab Higher Committee decided to add him to its membership and designated him as its secretary-general, succeeding Awni Abd al-Hadi, who was arrested by the British Mandate authorities. Following the Nakba, Saba moved his company’s headquarters to Amman and then to Beirut.

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