Aziz Akhannouch was bornon 1961 in Casablanca, Morocco, Morocco. Aziz Akhannouch is #1116 in List Billionaires People In The World. Aziz Akhannouch is the majority owner of Akwa Group, a multibillion-dollar conglomerate founded by his father. It has interests in petroleum, gas and chemicals through publicly-traded Afriquia Gaz and Maghreb Oxygene. Akhannouch is Morocco's Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.
In their meeting, Akhannouch and Pershing spoke about preparations for the 2016 United Nations Conference of the Parties
On 23 August 2013 he was appointed by King Mohammed VI as interim Minister of Finance on an interim basis after Istiqlal ministers resigned from Benkirane's cabinet, a position he kept until 9 October 2013
He was a member of the National Rally of Independents Party, before leaving it on 2 January 2012
From 2003 to 2007, Akhannouch was the president of the Souss-Massa-Drâa regional council
In 1986, Akhannouch graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke with a management diploma
Aziz Akhannouch (Berber languages: ⵄⴰⵣⵉⵣ ⴰⵅⵏⵏⵓⵛ; Arabic: عزيز أخنوش; born 1961 in Tafraout) is a Berber Moroccan businessman and current Minister of Agriculture in Abdelilah Benkirane's cabinet since 2007