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Mohamed Ould Bilal

Mohamed Ould Bilal
محمد ولد بلال
Bilal in 2022
Prime Minister of Mauritania
Assumed office
6 August 2020
PresidentMohamed Ould Ghazouani
Preceded byIsmail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya
Personal details
Born1963 (age 60–61)
Rosso, Mauritania
Political partyEquity Party (El Insaf)

Mohamed Ould Bilal (Arabic: محمد ولد بلال; born 1963),[1] is a Mauritanian politician serving as the current Prime Minister of Mauritania since 6 August 2020.[2][3]


Prime Minister

Prior to become the new Prime Minister, Mohamed Ould Bilal worked as the head of the National water agency.[4]

After an investigation on the activities of the former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, former Prime Minister Ismail Ould Bedda Ould Cheikh Sidiya and the entire Administration resigned.[5][6][7]

On 6 August 2020 Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani appointed Mohamed Ould Bilal as new Prime Minister and asked him to form a new government.[3]


  1. ^ "محمد ولد بلال.. مهندس المياه الذي كُلف بتشكيل الحكومة" (in Arabic). Retrieved 2020-08-10.
  2. ^ "Veteran administrator Mohamed Ould Bilal named Mauritania's new PM". Reuters. 2020-08-06. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  3. ^ a b "Mohamed Ould Bilal named new Mauritania PM". TRT World. 2020-08-06. Retrieved 2020-08-09.
  4. ^ Kaushik, Devanshu. "Mohamed Ould Bilal becomes new Prime Minister of Mauritania". Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  5. ^ AfricaNews (2020-08-07). "Mauritanian Prime Minister replaced amid investigation into alleged corruption". Africanews. Retrieved 2020-12-02.
  6. ^ "Mauritanie : le procès de l'ancien président plonge au cœur des affaires de corruption". Le (in French). 2023-04-11. Retrieved 2023-10-14.
  7. ^ "Former Mauritanian president jailed, faces graft charges". Retrieved 2023-10-16.
Political offices Preceded byIsmail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya Prime Minister of Mauritania 2020–present Incumbent
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