Azzeddine Laraki

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Azzeddine Laraki
Prime Minister of Morocco
In office
30 September 1986 – 11 August 1992
Monarch King Hassan II
Preceded by Mohammed Karim Lamrani
Succeeded by Mohammed Karim Lamrani
Personal details
Born (1929-05-01)1 May 1929
Fes, Morocco
Died 1 February 2010(2010-02-01) (aged 80)
Rabat, Morocco
Political party Independent

Azzeddine Laraki (Arabic: عز الدين العراقي‎ ʻAz ud-Dīn al-ʻArāqī) (1 May 1929 – 1 February 2010) was a politician who served as prime minister in Morocco.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Fes on 1 May 1929.

Career[edit]

Laraki served as the minister of education for nine years from 1976 to 1987 and as Prime Minister of Morocco from 30 September 1986 to 11 August 1992.[1] During his term as education minister, he Arabicized the Moroccan education system.[1] Laraki was secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference from 1997 to 2000.[2] He also served as an aggregate professor at Mohammed V University's the Faculty of Medicine, and a member of the Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco.[2] In addition, he was author of various literary and scholarly publications.[3]

Death[edit]

Laraki died in Rabat, Morocco on 1 February 2010.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Anouar Boukhars (2011). Politics in Morocco: Executive Monarchy and Enlightened Authoritarianism. Taylor and Francis. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-415-49274-4. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "ISESCO mourns death of Dr Azzedine Laraki, former OIC Secretary General". ISESCO. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "HM the king offers condolences to late Laraki's family". News Central (Rabat). 1 February 2010. Retrieved 22 December 2012.