Rabat - Houcine EL Ouardi's replacement as Minister of Health, Anas Doukkali, is the current deputy of the Party of Progress and Socialism (PPS) in charge of Financial Policy and Serves and organizational supervisor of the Abda-Doukkala region.
Rabat – Houcine EL Ouardi‘s replacement as Minister of Health, Anas Doukkali, is the current deputy of the Party of Progress and Socialism (PPS) in charge of Financial Policy and Serves and organizational supervisor of the Abda-Doukkala region.
Born in April 04, 1973 in Rabat, he holds a Ph.D. in Physics-Chemistry from the Faculty of Sciences of Rabat. The father of two began his political career in 2003, serving as a member of the Agdal-Riad Council. He was re-elected in 2009.
Between 2006 and 2010, he became the first secretary of the PPS for Agdal-Riad. In 2006, he was elected member of the Central Committee of the PPS.
In 2007, he became chairman of the PPS Committee on Urban Planning and Environment at the Agdal-Riad district council and served in office until 2009, during which he became member of the Prefectural Council of Rabat and member of the board of directors at the Ibn Sina Hospital Center.
Since 2010, Doukkali has served as coordinator of the city of Rabat for “the 100 Cities Initiative” of the UN-Habitat program and as vice-president of Rabat’s Equality and Equal Opportunity Commission.
In November 2011, he was elected as Parliament representative of the Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaîr Regional Council.
In the same month, he served as coordinator of the city’s council for the “PGL” Local Governance Program, in partnership with USAID.
Since 2011, he has also served as a representative of the city council to the International Association of Educating Cities. In 2015, he was appointed by the majority party, Party of Justice and Development, as General Director of (ANAPEC), the national agency for the promotion of employment.
Career in Health
His career in the health sector began in 2002, when he served as researcher at the National Center for Nuclear Science and Techniques until 2005.
Between 2005 and 2007, he was Assistant Professor at Poly Disciplinary Faculty of Taza, University of Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah in Fez.
Since September 2007, Doukkali serves as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy at the University Mohamed V in Rabat, as well as a Member of the University Council.
Doukkali is President of the “TAKWIA” association for local development and has also served as a member of the network of Young Political Leaders of the ASPEN-France Institute since 2007.
The new minister is a member of the network of national deputies who participated in the Deauville program of the US State Department to support the democratic transition in the MENA countries.