August 30, 1993 –November 8, 1994
|President||Émile Jonassaint (provisional)|
|Preceded by||Marc Bazin|
|Succeeded by||Smarck Michel|
|Born||July 11, 1943|
|Alma mater||University of Miami|
Robert Malval (born July 11, 1943 in Port-au-Prince) was the prime minister of Haiti from August 30, 1993 to November 8, 1994.
An industrialist and business leader of Lebanese descent,Malval was appointed on August 16, 1993 by the President-in-exile, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, who gave Malval the task of reconciling the feuding parties. He defied the Army-backed president, Émile Jonassaint. In December 1993, he resigned his post and criticized Aristide as an "erratic" figure who was hampering efforts to solve the political crisis.
His predecessor was Marc Bazin; his successor was Smarck Michel.
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