Tuesday 3 May 2022 – 22:50
Morocco’s ex-Minister of Youth, Culture, and Sports, Lahcen Sekkouri, handed away on Tuesday morning, following an extended battle with sickness.
Born in 1952 in Aïn Cheggag, close to Sefrou, Lahcen Sekkouri was the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sports beneath the Benkirane authorities in 2015.
Sekkouri held a number of positions in numerous ministries and departments, particularly on the High Commission for Water and Forests and the Fight towards Desertification, the Ministry of Town Planning and Regional Planning and the Ministry of the Interior.
The announcement of his demise was made by the previous minister of tourism, Lahcen Haddad, on his Twitter account.