Saad Hassar

Saad Hassar (Arabic: سعد حصار‎ – born 21 February 1953, Salé) is a Moroccan politician. Between 2007 and 2012, he was Secretary of State for the Interior in the cabinet of Abbas El Fassi, succeeding Fouad Ali El Himma.[1][2][3][4]

Saad Hassar
Secretary of State for the Interior
In office
19 September 2007 – 3 January 2012
Preceded byFouad Ali El Himma
(as Delegate-Minister of the Interior)
Succeeded byCharki Draiss
(as Delegate-Minister of the Interior)
Personal details
Born (1953-02-21) 21 February 1953 (age 67)
Salé, Morocco
Political partyIndependent
Alma materÉcole Spéciale des Travaux Publics (ESTP)
Paul Sabatier University
OccupationPolitician, engineer

Saad Hassar studied at the Mission laïque française of Rabat (Lycée Descartes) and at the École Spéciale des Travaux Publics of Paris.[1] He is a nephew of Abdelkrim al-Khatib, co-founder of the National Popular Movement which later became the Justice and Development Party, and cousin of Moroccan Gendarmerie General Hosni Benslimane.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Saâd Hassar, le " Joker "". Maghreb-Intelligence. 2011-06-17. Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Hauts fonctionnaires et directeurs centraux". La Vie éco. 2004-12-17. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  3. ^ MAP (2 July 2010). "Saad Hassar décoré à Paris". Le Matin. Retrieved 20 August 2012.
  4. ^ "Saad Hassar reçoit une délégation du Parlement allemand". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. 2008-10-30. Retrieved 20 August 2012.