Driss Lachgar
Member of Parliament for Rabat
Assumed office
3 January 2012
Minister of Relations with the Parliament
In office
4 January 2010 – 3 January 2012
MonarchMohammed VI
Prime MinisterAbbas El Fassi
Preceded byMohamed Saad Alami
Succeeded byLahbib Choubani
MP of Rabat
In office
1993 – 19 September 2007
Personal details
Born1954 (age 67–68)
Rabat, Morocco
Political partyUSFP
Alma materUniversity of Mohammad V
OccupationPolitician, lawyer

Driss Lachgar (Arabic: ادريس لشݣر, born 1954, Rabat) is a Moroccan politician of the Socialist Union of Popular Forces (USFP) party. Between 2010 and 2012, he held the position of Minister of Relations with the Parliament in the cabinet of Abbas El Fassi.[1][2][3][4]

On 21 May 2017, Lachgar was re-elected for a second term as First Secretary of the USFP at the party's 10th congress. There was no opposing candidate, and he received 86.85% of the vote.[5]

See also


  1. ^ Rachid Abbar (February 9, 2007). "Portrait : Qui est ce Monsieur Driss Lachgar ?". Aujourd'hui le Maroc. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Après l'amère defaite : Les contradictions de Driss Lachgar". La Gazette du Maroc. 2007-12-22. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Driss Lachgar, élu président de la Commission d'enquête sur le CIH". L'Economiste. 2000-07-14. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  4. ^ Khalid Darfaf (May 6, 2010). "Driss Lachgar : "Un décret qu'on peut qualifier de positif"". Albayane. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  5. ^ Nadia Lamlili, "Maroc : Driss Lachgar reconduit sans surprise à la tête de l'USFP", Jeune Afrique, 22 May 2017 (in French).