Bourita receives Christophe Lecourtier, the new French ambassador to Morocco

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita, received, Friday, December 30 in Rabat, Christophe Lecourtier, who came to present the copies of his credentials as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to His Majesty King Mohammed VI.

The new French ambassador to Morocco was named on November 23 in Paris during a Council of Ministers. He previously served as Director General of Business France.

Christophe Lecourtier is a graduate of the Higher National School of Management (ENS) in Saint-Cloud, the Institute of Political Studies (IEP – Sciences Po) in Paris, and the National School of Administration (ENA). He served as the head of Christine Lagarde’s cabinet when she was the minister of finance.

This former Treasury Department employee, who has a noticeably economic profile, has also served as France’s ambassador to Serbia and Australia.

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