The government held a Government Council meeting on Wednesday, 11 Rabia al-Awwal 1445, corresponding to September 27, 2023, under the presidency of Mr. Aziz Akhannouch, the Head of government. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss several legal text projects and proposals for high-ranking appointments in accordance with Article 92 of the Constitution.
- At the outset of this meeting, the Government Council reviewed the draft law number 50.23, granting the status of Ward of the Nation to children who were victims of the Al-Haouz earthquake. This proposal was presented by Mr. Abdelatif Loudiyi, the Minister Delegate to the Head of government in charge of National Defense Administration, for presentation before the Ministerial Council.
- Subsequently, the Government Council discussed and approved the draft decree-law number 2.23.870 establishing the High Atlas Development Agency, taking into account the raised remarks presented by Mr. Mustapha Baitas, the Minister Delegate to the Head of government in charge of Relations with Parliament and Government Spokesperson, on behalf of Mr. Fouzi Lekjaa, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the budget.
- The Government Council continued its work by examining and approving the draft decree-law number 2.23.819 concerning the status of civil servants in the Ministry of National Education. This proposal was presented by Mr. Chakib Benmoussa, the Minister of National Education, Preschool, and Sports.
The Government Council concluded its proceedings by discussing and approving proposals for high-ranking appointments in accordance with Article 92 of the Constitution.
- At the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccans Residing Abroad:
- Ms. Nadia El Hnot was appointed Director of Cooperation and Cultural Affairs.
- Mr. Fouad Akhrif was appointed Director of the Middle East, Gulf, and Arab and Islamic Organizations.
- At the Ministry of Health and Social Protection:
- Khalid Lahlou was appointed Director of the National Health Insurance Agency (ANAM).
- At the Ministry of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development - Department of Sustainable Development:
- Mr. Bouzekri Razi was appointed Director of Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Green Economy.
- At the Ministry of Economy and Finance:
- Mr. Aziz El Khayati, Director of the Budget.
- Mr. Abdelrahman El Lamtouni, Agent of the Kingdom.
- Mr. Hassan Boulkennad, Office of Currency Exchange.
- Mr. Adel Hadane, Director of Financial Studies and Forecasts.
- Mr. Khalid Sbai, Director of State-owned Enterprises and Privatization.
- Mr. Mohammed El Kharmoudi, Director of State Domains.