Aziz Akhannouch

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Aziz Akhannouch
Ɛaziz Axnnuc
عزيز أخنوش
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Prime Minister of Morocco
Assumed office
10 September 2021
MonarchMohammed VI
Preceded bySaadeddine Othmani
Leader of National Rally of Independents
Assumed office
12 October 2016
Preceded bySalaheddine Mezouar
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests
In office
6 April 2017 – 21 September 2021
Prime MinisterSaadeddine Othmani
Preceded byHimself (as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries)
Succeeded byTBD
Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries
In office
15 October 2007 – 6 April 2017
Prime MinisterAbbas El Fassi
Abdelilah Benkirane
Preceded byMohand Laenser
Succeeded byHimself (as Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Water and Forests)
Personal details
Born1961 (age 59–60)
Tafraout, Morocco
NationalityMoroccan
Political partyNational Rally of Independents
Spouse(s)Salwa Idrissi Akhannouch
Children3
Alma materUniversité de Sherbrooke
OccupationBusinessman, Politician
Net worthIncrease US$2 billion (17 January 2021)[1]
Websitewww.akwagroup.com

Aziz Akhannouch (Arabic: عزيز أخنوش‎; born 1961)[2] is a Moroccan politician and businessman. Akhannouch is the Prime Minister of Morocco since 2021. He was Minister of Agriculture from 2007 to 2021, and President of the regional council of Souss-Massa region from 2003 to 2007. He became Secretary General of National Rally of Independents party since 2016.[3]

On the Forbes list of richest men in Africa in 2020, Akhennouch was 12th.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Aziz Akhannouch, Forbes". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2021.
  2. "Parcours : Les success stories du souss". Archived from the original on 19 April 2010. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  3. "من هم؟ عزيز أخنوش" [Who are they? Aziz Akhennouch] (in Arabic). Retrieved 11 September 2021.
  4. "Africa's Richest Billionaires 2020". forbes.com. Archived from the original on 12 March 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2020.