Latifa Akherbach
Latifa Akherbach (cropped).JPG
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
In office
19 September 2007 – 3 January 2012
Preceded byTaieb Fassi Fihri
(as Delegate-Minister for Foreign Affairs)
Succeeded byYoussef Amrani
(as Delegate-Minister)
Personal details
Born1960 (age 61–62)
Tetouan, Morocco
Political partyIndependent
OccupationPolitician, journalist

Latifa AkherbachBerber languages: ⵍⴰⵟⵉⴼⴰ ⴰⵅⵔⴱⴰⵛ, Arabic: لطيفة أخرباش – born 1960 in Tetouan) is a Moroccan politician and journalist. Between 2007 and 2012, she was Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the cabinet of Abbas El Fassi.[1][2][3]

Latifa Akherbach started her career in 1981 as a journalist in the daily "Al Maghrib" and "La Vie Eco" magazine. Sometime in the late 1990s she taught at the "Higher Institute of Journalism of Rabat" (French: Institut Supérieur de Journalisme de Rabat) and in 2003, she was appointed by King Mohammed VI as the head the "Higher Institute of Information and Communication" (French: l'Institut Supérieur de l'Information et de la Communication ISIC), then in 2007 as co-CEO of the SNRT (société nationale de radio-diffusion), heading the Moroccan state radio.[3]

Akherbach co-authored two books in French about women rights; "Women and Media" (Femmes et médias) and "Women and Politics" (Femmes et politique).[2]

See also


  1. ^ A Amourag (2007-03-30). "Mohamed Ayad et Latifa Akharbach ont été nommés respectivement directeur général de la Société nationale de radio et télévision (SNRT) et directrice de la radio nationale". MarocHebdo. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b MAP (9 October 2007). "LATIFA AKHERBACH". eMarrakech. Archived from the original on 1 May 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  3. ^ a b Najlae Benmbrek (2003-09-26). "L'art et la manière". MarocHebdo. Retrieved 23 August 2012.