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Prime Minister
Abbas El FassiAbdelilah Benkirane

1961Tafraout, Morocco

Political party
National Rally of Independents (RNI) 2007-2012Independent since 2 January 2012

Alma mater
Universite de Sherbrooke

Businessman, politician

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Prime Minister
Abdelilah Benkirane

Net worth
1.45 billion USD (2015)

Universite de Sherbrooke

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Aziz Akhannouch (Berber: ⵄⴰⵣⵉⵣ ⴰⵅⵏⵏⵓⵛ; Arabic: عزيز أخنوش‎‎; born 1961 in Tafraout) is a Berber Moroccan businessman and current Minister of Agriculture in Abdelilah Benkirane's cabinet since 2007.


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Early life and education

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In 1986, Akhannouch graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke with a management diploma.


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He is the CEO of Akwa Group, a Moroccan conglomerate particularly active in the oil and gas sector. Forbes estimates his net worth as $1.4 billion as of November 2013. Akhannouch inherited Akwa from his father. In 2016, Akhannouch was tied for 28th position on Forbes's annual list of the world's wealthiest Arabs.


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From 2003 to 2007, Akhannouch was the president of the Souss-Massa-Drâa regional council. He was a member of the National Rally of Independents Party, before leaving it on 2 January 2012. On 23 August 2013 he was appointed by King Mohammed VI as interim Minister of Finance on an interim basis after Istiqlal ministers resigned from Benkirane's cabinet, a position he kept until 9 October 2013. On 29 October 2016, Akhannouch rejoined the RNI after being elected the president of the party. He took over Salaheddine Mezouar's position, who had resigned.

United Nations

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On 27 July 2016, Akhannouch met with Jonathan Pershing, Special Envoy for Climate Change for the United States. In their meeting, Akhannouch and Pershing spoke about preparations for the 2016 United Nations Conference of the Parties.

Private life

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He is married to Salwa Idrissi, a businesswoman who owns a company active in malls and holds the Moroccan franchises for brands such as Gap, Zara and Galeries Lafayette. The couple have three children.

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