PAM PRESIDENT 2015

PRESIDENT OF THE PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

H.E. Dr. MOHAMED CHEIKH BIADILLAH

 

Born in 1949 in ES-SMARA; married and father of 5 children

1977 to 1992: Elected in Es-Smara, Member of the House of Representatives, President of Committees;
1992 to 1998: Governor of the Prefecture of Salé;
1998 to 2002: Wali of Doukkala Abda Region, Governor of the Prefecture of Safi;
1994 to 1999: Observer of the process of identification of the Sahara population in Tindouf camps, under the auspices of the MINURSO;
2002 to 2007: Minister of Health;
February 22, 2009 to February 2012: Secretary General of the « Authenticity and Modernity Party »;
October 2, 2009: Elected Member of the House of Councillors;
October 13, 2009: Elected Speaker of the House of Councillors;
November 13, 2009: Head of the Association of Senates, Shoora and Equivalent Councils in Africa and the Arab World.
 
Professsional Medical Profile

Research Professor in gastroenterology and proctology
1977: Intern at Ibnou Rochd University Hospital Center, Casablanca;
1981: Assistant Professor at Ibnou Rochd University Hospital Center;
1987: Passed the Internal Medicine certification exam;
1987 – 1989: Practicing Preeminent Professor in the Medical Clinic “A”, at Ibnou Rochd University Hospital Center, and Research Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Casablanca;
1989 – 1992: Head of Department at the Medical Clinic “B” at Ibnou Rochd University Hospital Center.

Published many scientific articles in the fields of medicine, anthropology and political science.

During his mandate as Minister of Health, Dr. BIADILLAH supervised numerous structuring reforms in the Healthcare sector.

Professional Societies

Participant in the Rio De Janeiro “Earth Summit” in 1992, as a member of a Geneva-based NGO fighting against pollution and desertification;
Founder and member of the Executive Board of “Movement for All Democrats” (MAD);
Founder member and President of the Association of Sahara Parliamentarians.

Orders and Awards

Order of the Throne (Ouissam Al Arch), Knight (1985);
Order of the Throne, Officer (1991).

Decorations

National Order of Merit, Grand Officer (France, 1995);
Commendatore (Italy, 1997);
Cross pro Merito Melitensi  (Sovereign Military Order of Malta, 2000).

International Activities

1975 – 1992: Petitioner in front of the UN bodies, mainly the Committee of 24 (Special Committee on Decolonization);
 
Bearer of Royal Messages to many Latin American and Caribbean countries:
Member of Moroccan delegations in about twenty UN sessions, seven OAU sessions (current/became AU), and numerous inter-parliamentary organisations’ sessions.
 
He has been remarkably honoured to represent His Majesty the King Mohammed VI during the Ceremonies of nomination of:

    H.E. ALVARO URIBE VELEZ, President of Colombia (2006);
    H.E. SEBASTIAN PINERA, President of Chile (2010);
    H.E. JOSEPH KABILA, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (2010);
    H.E. JUAN ORLANDO ALVARADO, President of Honduras (January 2014).
 

Palazzo Spinola,
St. George Road,
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Malta

Tel: .+356 22 48 42 00.
Fax: +356 22 48 42 15.
Email: secretariat at pam dot int
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