Morocco

New government sworn in


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King Mohammed VI swore in all ministers in the new government of Morocco yesterday, led by the new prime minister Abdelilah Benkirane.

Benkirane has outlined five ‘strategic areas for improving the lives of all Moroccans’ and these are justice, education, unemployment, health and housing.

The full list of ministers in the new government and as published by the Morocco News Agency is as follows:

Abdelilah Benkirane Prime Minister and Head of the Government
Abdellah Baha State Minister
Mohand Laenser Minister of the Interior
Saad-Eddine El Othmani Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Mustafa Ramid Minister of Justice and Liberties
Ahmed Toufiq Minister of Entitlements and Islamic Affairs
Driss Dahak Secretary-General of the Government
Nizar Baraka Minister of Economics and Finance
Nabil Benabdellah Minister of Housing, Town Planning and Urban Policy
Aziz Akhannouch Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
Mohamed El Ouafa Minister of National Education
Lahcen Daoudi Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Executive Training
Mohamed Ouzzine Minister of Youth and Sports
Aziz Rabbah Minister of Equipment and Transport
El Hossein El Ouardi Minister of Health
Mustapha El Khalfi Minister of Communications, spokesman for the Government
Fouad Douiri Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and the Environment
Abdelouahed Souhail Minister of Labor and Vocational Training
Abdelkader Aâmara Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies
Lahcen Haddad Minister of Tourism
Bassima Hakkaoui Minister of Solidarity, Women, Family and Social Development
Mohamed Amine Sbihi Minister of Culture
Abdessamad Qaiouh Minister of Handicrafts
Lahbib Choubani Minister in charge of Relations with Parliament and Civil Society
Abdellatif Loudiyi Minister Delegate to the Head of the Government in charge of the Administration
  of National Defense
Abdellatif Maazouz Minister Delegate to the Head of the Government in Charge of
the Moroccans Living Abroad
Charki Draiss Minister Delegate to the Interior Minister
Youssef Amrani Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Mohamed Najib Boulif Minister Delegate to the Head of the Government in charge of General
Affairs and Governance
Abdelâdim El Guerrouj Minister Delegate to the Head of the Government in Charge of Civil Service
and the Administration Modernization
Idriss Azami Al Idrissi Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economics and Finance
in Charge of the Budget.
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