Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed

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Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed
محمد لامين ولد أحمد
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Mohamed Lamin Uld Ahmed giving a speech at Mahfoud Ali Beiba's funeral. Sahrawi refugee camps, 4 July 2010
Minister of Health
Assumed office
2 January 2012
Prime Minister of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
In office
5 March 1976 – 4 November 1982
In office
18 December 1985 – 16 August 1988
President of the Sahrawi National Council
In office
1991–1999
Minister of Transportation
In office
18 September 1999 – 2003
Minister of Interior
In office
30 October 2003 – 2007
Personal details
Born 1947
Smara, Spanish Sahara, Spanish West Africa
Political party POLISARIO
Parents Moulay Ahmed ould Mohamed el-Hassan Leili (father), Nouna Mint Abdellahi (mother)
Religion Sunni Islam
Sahrawi Arab Democratic
Republic (SADR)
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Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed (Arabic: محمد لامين ولد أحمد‎‎; born 1947) is a Sahrawi politician, writer and member of the Polisario Front.

Since January 2012, he is the Minister of Health of the Sahrawi Republic.

Born in Smara[1] and being one of the founding members of the POLISARIO, Mohamed Lamine Ould Ahmed became the first Prime Minister of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) in 1976, and held the post until 1982. He returned to office in 1985–88 and has been a member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario since. According to Amnesty International, 11 of his family members have been "disappeared" by Moroccan security personnel for political reasons.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
None, inaugural holder
Prime Minister of the Sahrawi Republic
1976–1982
Succeeded by
Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Preceded by
Mahfoud Ali Beiba
Prime Minister of the Sahrawi Republic
1985–1988
Succeeded by
Mahfoud Ali Beiba