The adviser to King Mohammed VI, Mohamed Moâtassim, left us on Monday June 5 at the age of 67. His death occurred at the Mohammed V military instruction hospital in Rabat.
Born in 1956 in Settat, Mohamed Moatassim studied at the Faculty of Law in Rabat, where he obtained a degree in political science. Subsequently, he obtained two CES (Certificate of Higher Studies) at the same faculty, one in political science and the other in international relations. He also obtained a diploma of higher studies (DES) at the Faculty of Law of Casablanca.
In 1988, he defended a state thesis in political science on ” The traditionalist evolution of Moroccan constitutional law“.
In 1994, Moatassim was appointed minister delegate to the prime minister in charge of relations with parliament. On February 25, 1995, he was appointed Chargé de Mission to the Royal Cabinet. Four years later, he was appointed king’s adviser.
In 2011, Mohamed Moatassim is mainly recognized as the architect of the 2011 Constitution. He was also responsible for leading the constitutional revision and read it on national television.
In addition to his political functions, Mohamed Moatassim was a member of the National Human Rights Council (CCDH) and a professor of higher education. He was also the author of several books, including The parliamentary experience in Morocco“, “ The Moroccan political regime 1962-1991 ” And ” Contemporary Political Regimes ».
Decorated with the Ouissam du Trône de l’ordre de chevalier in 1995, Moatassim was the father of two children.