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Morocco’s King Receives New Government Team

King Mohammed VI received on Wednesday at the Royal Palace in Rabat the new government team formed of 24 members (including 4 women) instead of the ex- 38 cabinet line-up.

The reshuffle takes place following the latest State of the Nation Address (July 29, 2019) where the Monarch had criticized some senior officials of the Moroccan administration, including cabinet members, governors, and local elected representatives for their failure to follow up the implementation of several social and economic development projects.

The Monarch had then asked the Head of Government to inject new blood both within the government and the administration.

The full list of the new cabinet is as follows:

Mustapha Ramid: Minister of State for Human Rights and Relations with Parliament;
Abdelouafi Laftit: Interior Minister;
Nasser Bourita: Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates;
Mohamed Benabdelkader: Justice Minister;
Ahmed Toufiq: Minister of Endowment and Islamic Affairs;
Mohammed Hajoui: Secretary General of the Government;
Mohamed Benchaaboun: Minister of Economy, Finance and Administration Reform;
Aziz Akhannouch: Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests;
Said Amzazi: Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research;
Khalid Ait Taleb: Health Minister;
Moulay Hafid Elalamy: Minister of Industry, Trade, Green and Digital Economy;
Abdelkader Amara: Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water;
Nezha Bouchareb: Minister of National Territory Development, Urban Planning, Housing and City Policy;
Nadia Fettah Alaoui: Minister of Tourism, Craft Industry, Air Transport and Social Economy;
Aziz Rebbah: Minister of Energy, Mining and Environment;
Mohamed Amkraz: Minister of Labor and Vocational Integration;
El Hassan Abyaba: Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Government Spokesperson;
Jamila EL Moussali: Minister of Solidarity, Social Development, Equality and Family;
Abdellatif Loudiyi: Minister Delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of National Defense Administration;
Noureddine Boutayeb: Minister Delegate to the Interior Minister;
Mohcine Jazouli: Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates;
Nezha El Ouafi: Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates, in charge of Moroccan Expatriates;
Driss Ouaouicha: Minister Delegate to the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, in charge of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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