Mohamed Ould Bilal

Mauritanian politician

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Mohamed Ould Bilal
Prime Minister of Mauritania
Assumed office
6 August 2020
PresidentMohamed Ould Ghazouani
Preceded byIsmail Ould Bedde Ould Cheikh Sidiya
Personal details
Born1963 (age 57–58)
Rosso, Mauritania

Mohamed Ould Bilal (Arabic: محمد ولد بلال‎; born in 1963, Rosso),[1] is a Mauritanian politician serving as the 16th and 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]

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.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Mauritania
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