Mr. Nizar Baraka was appointed, by HM King Mohammed VI, Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012, Minister of Economy and Finance.
Mr. Nizar Baraka was born February 6th 1964 in Rabat, where he attended primary and secondary schools.
After graduating from high school in 1981, he joined the Faculty of Law Mohammed V-Agdal, where he obtained a degree in econometrics in 1985, before going to the University Aix-Marseille (France) where he earned a PhD in economics in 1992.
After having taught at the Faculty of Law Mohammed V-Agdal and the National Institute of Social Economy, he joined the Ministry of Finance in 1996 where he held a variety of positions, including that of Deputy Director of the Department of Studies and Financial Forecasts.
Mr. Baraka was named by HM King Mohammed VI in October 2007, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister for Economic and General Affairs.
Mr. Baraka is married and father of a child.
Source : MAP