Younger liberals fill Moroccan government as Akhannouch confronts challenges

Issue 448 - 15 Oct 2021 - By Jon Marks

New prime minister Aziz Akhannouch has thought hard about forming an administration that can drive the next phase of social and economic reform after the Islamist PJD government was eviscerated in elections. The business magnate has excited Morocco’s economic elite by forming a government filled with liberal-minded individuals and promising to deliver King Mohammed’s new development model, whose success could persuade alienated voters that the Makhzen really can offer a significantly better future for the majority, write Our Casablanca Correspondent and Jon Marks

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