Mohamed Hassad

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Mohamed Hassad
Minister of the Interior
Assumed office
10 October 2013
Monarch Mohammed VI
Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane
Preceded by Mohand Laenser
President of the Supervisory Board of the Tanger-Med Special Agency
In office
12 November 2012 – 10 October 2013
Minister of Public Works, Vocational Training, and Professional Training
In office
11 November 1993 – 31 January 1995
Prime Minister Mohammed Karim Lamrani
Abdellatif Filali
Preceded by Mohamed Kabbaj
Succeeded by Abdelaziz Meziane Belfqih
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 65–66)
Tafraout, Morocco
Political party Independent
Occupation Engineer

Mohamed Hassad (Arabic: محمد حصاد‎, born November 17, 1942) is a Moroccan engineer and politician, formerly serving as Minister of the Interior in the government of Abdelilah Benkirane.[1] He later served as Minister of Education before being fired in 2017.[2]

Biography[edit]

Originally from the Sous region, he moved to Paris to study engineering, graduating from the École Polytechnique in 1974 and from the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in 1976.

He then held several prominent positions, notably in the field of equipment. Between 1993 and 1995 he served as Minister of Public Works, Vocational Training, and Professional Training in successive governments under Mohammed Karim Lamrani and Abdellatif Filali, on January 31, 1995, he was appointed CEO of Morocco's national airline Royal Air Maroc before being elected President of the International Air Transport Association in 1997.[3]

On July 27, 2001, Hassad was appointed by King Mohammed VI as Wali of the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region, he was named Wali of the Tangier-Tetouan region and governor of the Tangier-Assilah Prefecture in June 2005.[3]

Hassad was named President of the Supervisory Board of the Tanger-Med Special Agency in November 1992.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohamed Hassad : Minister of the Interior". MAP News. 3 January 2012. Archived from the original on July 13, 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.arabnews.com/node/1183126/middle-east
  3. ^ a b c "Profile of Mohamed Hassad, Morocco's Minister of Interior". Morocco World News. 11 October 2013. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2016.