President of the Government of Morocco

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President of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco
Président du Gouvernement du Royaume du Maroc
رئيس حكومة المملكة المغربية
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Coat of Arms of Morocco
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Incumbent
Saadeddine Othmani

since 5 April 2017
AppointerMohammed VI
Inaugural holderMbarek Bekkay
Formation7 December 1955; 63 years ago (1955-12-07)
Website:::موقع رئيس الحكومة:::

The President of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco is the head of government and serves in a position similar to that of a prime minister in other constitutional monarchies.[1]

A president is chosen by the king of Morocco from the largest party elected to parliament. The Constitution of Morocco grants executive powers to the government and allows the head of government to propose and dismiss cabinet members.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Moroccans approve king's reforms". BBC News. 2 July 2011. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
  2. Karam, Souhail (17 June 2011). "Morocco King to lose some powers, remain key figure". Reuters. Retrieved 9 February 2018.