Kamal Hamid

Kamal Ahmed Hassan Hamid (كامل أحمد حسن حميد) was appointed governor of Bethlehem in 2018. He was retired by Mahmoud Abbas in August 2023. He previously served as governor of Hebron (2010-2018) and Jericho (2008-2010).

Hamid was very active in student movements during his time at Bethlehem University. During the First Intifada he was the coordinator of the Unified National Leadership of the Uprising (UNLU) in Bethlehem. Amid has held several positions with Fatah in Bethlehem and was a member of the Madrid Conference negotiating team in 1991. In 1996, he was appointed director general of the Ministry of Local Government for the governorate of Bethlehem.