Abbas El Fassi

Abbas al - Fassi ( born September 18, 1940 in Berkane, Arabic عباس الفاسي, ʿ Abbās al - Fassi DMG, Abbas El Fassi also ) is a Moroccan politician and served as of September 19, 2007 to November 29, 2011 Moroccan Prime Minister. Al- Fassi is a member of the Istiqlal Party, which has already passed in the 1940s by his father, Allal al - Fassi.


From 1977 to 1981 Fassi was Minister of Construction. He was then Minister of the craft being and Social Affairs. In 1985 he was ambassador to Tunisia and Morocco represented in the Arab League. During the years 1990 to 1994, he represented his country as ambassador to France. Between 2000 and 2002 he took over the Ministry of education, training, social development and solidarity. He then took over the government of Prime Minister Driss Jettou independent of foreign minister, which he held up to the 2007 parliamentary elections.

After the electoral victory of the Istiqlal on September 7, appointed King Mohammed VI. El Fassi on 19 September 2007 as successor to Driss Jettou to the Prime Minister of Morocco.

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