Mostapha Sahel (5 May 1946 in Ouled Frej, El Jadida – 7 October 2012 in Rabat[1]) was the minister of the interior of Morocco. He holds a degree in public law. He used to be minister of fishing. His successor was Chakib Benmoussa. After leaving the government he held the position of advisor to King Mohamed VI until his death.

Mostapha Sahel was also the CEO of the Tourism and Real estate firm SOMED.[2]


In 1964 he obtained a literary Baccalauréat from the Lycée Mohammed V of Casablanca in 1964 and graduated in 1967 from the Mohammed V University in Rabat with a Licence degree.[3] In 1969 he obtained a DES (Diplôme d'études supérieures) from France, a defunct French degree which was required for the Concours of civil service.[3] In 1970 he joined the Inspection General de Finances.[3]


  1. ^ MAP (7 October 2012). "Décès de El Mostapha Sahel Un grand commis de l'Etat tire sa révérence". Le Matin. Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2012.
  2. ^ Fatim Zahra TOHRY (29 June 2001). "Les pas de géant du groupe Somed au Maroc". L'Economiste. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  3. ^ a b c "Les Hommes qui font l'actualité". l'Economiste. 29 July 1993. Retrieved 9 December 2013.