The Al-ʽAhd Party (Arabic: حزب العهد; lit.'Covenant Party') was a political party in Morocco.

History and profile edit

Al Ahd party was established in March 2002.[1][2][3] The founder was Nayib Al Uazzani.[3]

At the last legislative elections, 27 September 2002, the party won 5 out of 325 seats. In the parliamentary election, held on 7 September 2007, the party won together with the National Democratic Party 14 out of 325 seats.[4]

It merged into the Authenticity and Modernity Party in 2008, but soon it left the party the same year.[5]

Najib Ouazzani founded Al Ahd Addimocrati (fr.) in 2009, after Al Ahd merged with the PAM.

Notable members of Al Ahd edit

  • Najib Ouazzani, long-time Secretary General of the party.
  • Said Chaou, MP between 2007 and 2010, currently exiled in the Netherlands.

References edit

  1. ^ "Leftist parties of Morocco". Broad Left. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Organizations". Maroc. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b Lise Storm (2007). Democratization in Morocco: The Political Elite and Struggles for Power in the Post-Independence State. Routledge. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-134-06738-1.
  4. ^ Tom Lansford (8 April 2014). Political Handbook of the World 2014. SAGE Publications. p. 975. ISBN 978-1-4833-3327-4.
  5. ^ Bruce Maddy-Weitzman; Daniel Zisenwine (2013). Contemporary Morocco: State, Politics and Society Under Mohammmed VI. Routledge. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-415-69546-6.