The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Nizar Baraka, was chosen best Finance Minister in the Middle East "and" Minister of Finance for the year 2012 - Global Award by "The Banker" magazine owned by the «Financial Times" group of publications.
According to this magazine, specialized in finance, Mr. BARAKA was selected after discussion in the drafting of the magazine and after a survey of central bankers and economic experts.
"This decision is a true recognition of the work of the Moroccan Finance Ministry over the past year," stressed Mrs. Melissa Hancock of the magazine in a letter addressed to the Minister.
"Our editorial stuff (of the Banker magazine) and surveyed experts stressed the good macro-economic performance and low inflation achieved under your leadership", she noted. She continued: "we are also very impressed by the vast program of economic reforms" launched in Morocco.
The Magazine officials were also "impressed" by the fact that the Moroccan Ministry of finance presents the performance indicators for a better implementation of government programs, noting that restructuring reform to stimulate growth, investment and boost businesses are still ongoing in Morocco.