Mauritanian Mohamed Ould Amar re-elected as head of ALESCO | MoroccoLatestNews French

Mauritanian Mohamed Ould Amar was re-elected on Saturday in Nouakchott as director general of the Arab Organization for Education, Culture and Science (ALECSO).

Re-elected for 4 years, the Mauritanian had already been in office since 2019, succeeding Kuwaiti Saud Hilal Al-Harbi.

His re-election took place during the eighth extraordinary session of the general assembly of the Organization, chaired by the Iraqi Minister of Education, Ibrahim Namis al-Jubouri.

He is the author of several researches on education and poverty, the role of the agricultural sector in development in Mauritania, zakat and its role in development and the experience of privatization in Mauritania.

Mauritanian Minister of Culture, Youth, Sports and Relations with Parliament, Mohamed Ould Soueidatt, said that the organization has been able in recent years to “maintain its regional and international presence”, noting that it has also Demonstrates professionalism in the areas within its competence.

Prior to this position, Mohamed Ould Amar had held several ministerial portfolios in Mauritania, including the Department of Education (basic and secondary education) and that of Culture and Communication, as well as the post of adviser to the Mauritanian presidency.

Morocco had supported the Mauritanian’s candidacy for his second term as Director General of the Arab institution.

“Based on the ties of brotherhood that unite His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him, with his brother, His Excellency President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani, and in confirmation of the solid relations of cooperation that exist between the Kingdom of Morocco and the sister Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the Kingdom of Morocco renews its full support for the appointment of Mr. Mohamed Ould Amar”, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated in this respect last June.

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