Abdellah Baha

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Abdellah Baha
Minister of State
In office
3 January 2012 – 7 December 2014
Monarch Mohammed VI
Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane
Preceded by Mohamed El Yazghi
Rabat MP
In office
October 2002 – 7 December 2014
Vice-Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party
In office
2004 – 7 December 2014
Personal details
Born 1954
Ifrane Atlas-Saghir, Morocco
Died 7 December 2014
Bouznika, Morocco
Nationality Moroccan
Political party Justice and Development Party
Occupation Politician
Religion Sunni Islam

Abdellah Baha (Arabic: عبد الله باها‎‎‎; 1954 – 7 December 2014) was a Moroccan politician of the Justice and Development Party and member of the Executive Office of the Uniqueness and Reform Movement (MUR). From 3 January 2012 until his death, he served as Minister of State in Abdelilah Benkirane's government.[1][2][3][4]

A native of Souss, Abdellah Baha was an agricultural engineer who graduated from the Hassan II Institute of Agronomy in 1979. He owned the Attajdid newspaper as well as Al Islah and Arraya publications and was MP of Rabat since 2002 (re-elected in 2007, 2011).[1] In 2002-2003, he was the President of the Commission of Justice, Legislation and Human Rights and 2003 to 2006, head of PJD Group. In 2007, he was assigned as vice-speaker of the House of Representatives.

Death[edit]

On 7 December 2014, Baha was killed after being struck by a train.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official bio" (PDF). Government of Morocco. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Mohamed Aswab (14 July 2011). "Abdellah Baha: "Le PAM doit s'auto-dissoudre"". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Tarik QATTAB (26 April 2005). "Baha : "Nous sommes dans notre droit"". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Rencontre entre Baha et la Fédération des Chambres marocaines". Le Matin. 8 June 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Morocco World News: Moroccan Minister Abdellah Baha Dies in Train Accident