US News Morocco: The King names Aziz Akhannouch Head of Government

02:40  11 september  2021
02:40  11 september  2021 Source:   lepoint.fr

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Morocco 's King Mohammed VI has named Aziz Akhannouch as the country's new prime minister. A statement from the royal palace said the king appointed Akhannouch as " head of the government and tasked him with forming a new government ." The announcement came after Akhannouch 's National Akhannouch is CEO of the Akwa Group, a Moroccan conglomerate operating mainly in the oil and gas sector. He has also served as agriculture minister since 2007. Shortly after the declaration of results, Akhannouch said he would "implement his majesty's vision." The businessman has called

Morocco ’s King Mohammed VI has appointed Aziz Akhannouch , of the National Rally of Moroccan Independents (RNI), as head of government and asked him to form a cabinet, according to state media. The report by state news agency MAP on Friday came after the liberal RNI emerged as the Under reforms introduced in 2011, the king picks the prime minister from the largest party in parliament but retains veto power over cabinet members. Akhannouch , a billionaire businessman, declared the results “a victory for democracy, its spirit and its rules”. His party has promised to create one million

Maroc, RNI, gouvernement © Fadel Senna / AFP Morocco, RNI, Government

has near the victory of its Liberal Party in the legislative elections at the expense of Islamists in power, the businessman Moroccan Aziz Akhannouch has been appointed Head of Government and responsible for training the new executive by King Mohammed VI. The monarch "received Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Royal Palace in Fez Mr. Aziz Akhannouch (...) that the Sovereign appointed Head of Government, and instructed him to form the new government," according to a palace statement.

The party of Aziz Akhannouch, the national gathering of the self-employed (RNI), a great winner of the vote, pocketed 102 seats in Parliament out of a total of 395, far before the Party of Justice and Development (PJD, Moderate Islamist) Who did not obtain only 13, according to the results of the Ministry of the Interior after counting of all newsletters.

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Morocco 's King Mohammed VI on Friday named businessman Aziz Akhannouch to lead a new government after the victory of his National Rally of Independents (RNI) in parliamentary elections. The king appointed Akhannouch " head of the government and tasked him with forming a new government ", following Wednesday's polls, a statement from the palace said. The RNI won 102 of parliament's 395 seats, thrashing the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), which had headed the governing coalition for a decade but took just 13 seats, according to results released

Aziz Akhannouch was born in one of the wealthiest family in Tafraout, Morocco in 1961. Much knowledge about his early childhood years has not come into the public light. In 1986 he obtained his management degree from the University of Shebrook in Canada. The risk taken proved to be fruitful as Akwa Group currently happens to be a dominant name in these segments in Morocco . Apart from his entrepreneurial career, Aziz Akhannouch has active participation in Moroccan politics as well. As per the orders of his Majesty King Mohammed VI, Aziz Akhannouch serves as the Minister of

The formation of Aziz Akhannouch also arrived at the top of the communal

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the rni is directed since 2016 by Aziz Akhannouch, one of the first fortunes of the Kingdom and Minister of Agriculture since 2007. This party considered close to the palace has taken part in all government coalitions for 23 years, except for a brief period between 2012 and 2013. For the first time, The 18 million Moroccan voters chose their 395 deputies on the same day, Wednesday, as their municipal and regional representatives.

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The formation of Aziz Akhannouch has also at the top of the communal with 9,995 seats (out of a total of 31,503) and regional with 196 seats (out of 678 ) The historical rout of the Islamist party to the legislative people in Morocco confirmed with the municipal and regional elections where it went from 5,021 seats to 777 to communal and also tumbled to the regional ones with 18 seats against 174 in the previous elections local in 2015 .

The Islamist Party was at the head of the government in Morocco since 2011 in the wake of the Arab Spring, without controlling the key ministries. At that time, Morocco had adopted a new Constitution granting broad prerogatives to Parliament and the Government.

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