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Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal




Ambassador Rachad Bouhlal was appointed by King Mohammed VI as Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States of America on December 6th, 2011. He previously served as Ambassador to Germany and to the European Union, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Ambassador Bouhlal also held the position of Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs; Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Investments; Director of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries and Merchant Marine; and Deputy Director of the Trade Division, Ministry of Finance.

He received his undergraduate degree in Mathematics in 1970 then his MBA in Rouen, France. He was awarded the Order of the Throne of the Kingdom of Morocco; the Commander of the Order of Leopold by the King of Belgium; the Grand Cross of the Federal Republic of Germany by the President of Germany as well as Officer of the Legion of Honor, France.

Mr. Bouhlal is a founding Member of the Ribat El Fath Association for Sustainable Development. He is a pilot and the President of the Rabat Royal Air Club. In addition, Mr. Bouhlal is the President and founding member of the Wildlife Film Festival of Rabat.

Ambassador Bouhlal was born August 26th, 1951 in Rabat Morocco, he is married to Fatiha Bennani and has two sons, Larbi and Othmane.


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