Ministry: Ministry of Interior
Running to Be: Minister
Charbel was born in 1947 in Jbeil, Lebanon . He entered the military academy in 1968 and graduated as a lieutenant in 1971.Then he obtained a bachelor's degree in law from Lebanese University in 1981. Charbel is married and has three daughters.
- He is a retired Lebanese brigadier general.
- He became a major general in the Internal Security Forces.
- He was the advisor of caretaker interior minister Ziyad Baroud.
- In June 2011, he was appointed minister of interior and municipalities to the cabinet led by prime minister Najib Mikati replacing Ziyad Baroud. Charbel is part of the group appointed by President Michel Suleiman in the cabinet.
- In 2011, Charbel proposed the hybrid-system reform in regard to legislative elections to be held in 2013.