Mohamed Hassad
Mohamed Hassad in 2016
Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research
In office
5 April 2017 – 24 October 2017
Prime MinisterSaadeddine Othmani
Preceded byRachid Belmokhtar
Lahcen Daoudi
Succeeded bySaaid Amzazi
Minister of the Interior
In office
10 October 2013 – 5 April 2017
MonarchMohammed VI
Prime MinisterAbdelilah Benkirane
Preceded byMohand Laenser
President of the Supervisory Board of the Tanger-Med Special Agency
In office
12 November 2012 – 10 October 2013
Minister of Public Works, Vocational Training, and Professional Training
In office
11 November 1993 – 31 January 1995
Prime MinisterMohammed Karim Lamrani
Abdellatif Filali
Preceded byMohamed Kabbaj
Succeeded byAbdelaziz Meziane Belfqih
Personal details
Born (1952-11-17) November 17, 1952 (age 69)
Tafraout, Morocco
Political partyRajaoui خانز

Mohamed Hassad (Arabic: محمد حصاد, born November 17, 1952) is a Moroccan engineer and politician, formerly serving as Minister of the Interior in the government of Abdelilah Benkirane.[1] He later served as Minister of Education before being fired in 2017.[2]


Hassad was born in the Berber town of Tafraout in the Sous region on 17 November 1952.[3] He moved to Paris to study engineering, graduating from the École Polytechnique in 1974 and from the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in 1976.[4]

He then held several prominent positions, notably in the field of equipment. Between 1993 and 1995 he served as Minister of Public Works, Vocational Training, and Professional Training in successive governments under Mohammed Karim Lamrani and Abdellatif Filali. On January 31, 1995, he was appointed CEO of Morocco's national airline Royal Air Maroc before being elected President of the International Air Transport Association in 1997.[5]

On July 27, 2001, Hassad was appointed by King Mohammed VI as Wali of the Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz region. He was named Wali of the Tangier-Tetouan region and governor of the Tangier-Assilah Prefecture in June 2005.[5]

Hassad was named President of the Supervisory Board of the Tanger-Med Special Agency in November 1992.[5]


  1. ^ "Mohamed Hassad : Minister of the Interior". MAP News. 3 January 2012. Archived from the original on July 13, 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Moroccan ministers fired for alleged uplift delays". 25 October 2017. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  3. ^ Soudan, François (2015-06-24). "Mohamed Hassad : " Comment le Maroc va vaincre le terrorisme "". Jeune Afrique.
  4. ^ Park, Thomas K.; Boum, Aomar (2006). Historical Dictionary of Morocco. Scarecrow Press. p. 149. ISBN 9780810865112.
  5. ^ a b c "Profile of Mohamed Hassad, Morocco's Minister of Interior". Morocco World News. 11 October 2013. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2016.