Abdessamad Qaiouh
Minister of Crafts
In office
3 January 2012 – 9 July 2013
MonarchMohammed VI
Prime MinisterAbdelilah Benkirane
Preceded byYassir Znagui
Personal details
Born (1966-04-11) 11 April 1966 (age 55)[1]
Oulad Teima, Morocco
Political partyIstiqlal

Abdessamad Qaiouh (also Abdessamed Kayouh, Arabic: عبد الصمد قيوح‎ - born 11 April 1966, Oulad Teima) is a Moroccan politician of the Istiqlal Party. He was Minister of Handicrafts in the cabinet of Abdelilah Benkirane.[1][2][3][4][5]

In April 2013, while King Mohammed VI was on vacation in France, Hamid Chabat Secretary-General of the Istiqlal Party announced his intentions to leave the coalition that forms the cabinet of Abdelilah Benkirane. Consequently a resignation request was submitted on 9 July 2013 for all the Party's ministers.


  1. ^ a b Ghassan Sabwat (2012-02-09). "Abdessamad Qaiouh : La politique, une histoire de famille". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Official bio" (PDF).[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Abdessamad Kayouh: Le marché national absorbe 80% des ventes des produits artisanaux". L'opinion. 2012-04-27. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  4. ^ Malika Alami (2012-02-27). "Agadir: Kayouh tâte le pouls des artisans". l'Economiste. Retrieved 30 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Abdessamad Kayouh, deuxième en nombre de voix après El Himma". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 30 June 2012.