Saad Eddine El Othmani named new Morocco PM

Saad Eddine El Othmani, of the Islamist PJD party, has been appointed Morocco’s new prime minister. King Mohammed VI has asked him to form a government following the dismissal of Othmani's party colleague, Abdelilah Benkirane, on Thursday.

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    Saad Eddine El Othmani, of the Islamist PJD party, has been appointed Morocco’s new prime minister.

    King Mohammed VI has asked him to form a government following the dismissal of Othmani's party colleague, Abdelilah Benkirane, on Thursday.

    Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra explains.


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