Government Council of Thursday, July 13, 2023


On Thursday, 24 Dou Al-Hijja 1444 H, corresponding to July 13, 2023, the Government held a Government Council, chaired by Mr. Aziz AKHANNOUCH, Head of Government, devoted to a sectoral presentation, deliberating on a number of draft legal texts, examining an international agreement, and deliberating on proposals for appointment to high-level positions in accordance with Article 92 of the Constitution.

Press release (Arabic version) in annexes

  • Subsequently, the Government Council deliberated and approved draft Decree No. 2.23.647 fixing the General Population and Housing Census date in the Kingdom, presented by Mr. Abdelouafi LAFTIT, Minister of the Interior.
  • After that, the Government Council deliberated and approved the draft Decree No. 2.23.590 amending the amounts of import duties for certain pharmaceutical products, presented by Mr. Khalid AIT TALEB, Minister of Health and Social Protection, on behalf of Mr. Fouzi LEKJAA, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Economy and Finance in charge of the Budget.

The Government Council continued its work by examining the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments between Morocco and Sierra Leone, signed in Dakhla on April 28, 2023, and Bill No. 31.23 approving the said Agreement, presented by Mr. Mustapha Baitas, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Relations with Parliament – Government Spokesperson,  on behalf of Mr. Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccan Expatriates.

The Council of Government   concluded its work by deliberating and approving proposals for appointments to positions of responsibility following Article 92 of the Constitution.

  • At the level of the Presidency of the Government:
    • Ms. Nada Biaz has been appointed Director General of the National Higher School of Administration.
  • At the level of the Ministry of National Territory and Urban Planning, Housing, and City Policy:
    • Mr. El Houssine Yahous has been appointed Regional Inspector of Urban Planning, Architecture, and National Spatial Planning of the Tangier-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region.
  • At the level of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forestry: 
    • Mr. Abdelmalek Faraj has been appointed Director of the National Fisheries Research Institute.
    • Mr. Nabil Chaouki has been appointed Director of the Official Laboratory for Chemical Analysis and Research.
  • At the level of the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication – Department of Communication: 
    • Mr. Abdelaziz Boujdaini has been appointed Secretary General of the Communication Department.