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Morocco-Born Women Feature in Paris Cabinet

Al Arabiya reports on France’s new cabinet, announced by President Francois Hollande, which features two women of Moroccan descent:

Al Arabiya

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Najat Vallaud0-Belkacem and Myriam El-Khomri. Photo: Al Arabiya

Two women of Moroccan origins were assigned ministerial posts in the newly formed French government announced on Tuesday evening by President Francois Hollande.

Myriam El-Khomri was appointed minister of urban affairs, youth and sports while Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, who was minister of women’s rights in the resigned cabinet, was given the education portfolio.

Belkacem, who was born in 1977 in Bni Chiker in north Morocco, is the first woman to be assigned the ministerial post of education in France…[Full Story]

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