أحمد أبو طالب
|Mayor of Rotterdam|
|Assumed office |
|Deputy minister social affairs and employment|
|Alderman of Amsterdam|
|Born||29 August 1961|
Beni Sidel, Morocco
|Political party||Labour Party|
|Alma mater||vocational university (telecommunication)|
Ahmed Aboutaleb, Arabic: أحمد أبو طالب , (born August 29, 1961 in Beni Sidel) is a Dutch politician of Moroccan descent. He is a member of the Labour Party (PvdA) and the current mayor of Rotterdam.
Aboutaleb migrated to the Netherlands in 1976. He studied telecommunication and worked as a journalist and a civil servant. He was also director of Forum, an organisation aimed at multicultural issues.
From 2004 to 2007 he was an alderman of Amsterdam and from 2007 to 2008 deputy minister for social affairs and employment in the Fourth Balkenende cabinet.
Since January 2009 he has been mayor of Rotterdam.
Ahmed Aboutaleb is a Muslim, and married with four children.
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- (in Dutch) Biography at Parlement.com
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