Morocco’s king appoints new minister for economy and finance – statement

FILE PHOTO: Morocco's King Mohammed VI arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Dec. 12, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/File Photo

RABAT (Reuters) – King Mohammed of Morocco appointed Mohamed Benchaaboun, a prominent banker, as the new economy and finance minister on Monday, according to a statement from the Royal Cabinet. Benchaaboun succeeds Mohamed Boussaid, who was dismissed by the king on Aug. 1, three days after the monarch urged action to tackle Morocco’s pressing social […]

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