In 2015, Young Africa painted the portrait of twenty Moroccan men and women “who will play, tomorrow, a decisive role in the kingdom”. Khalid Safir, then Wali of the Greater Casablanca region, was one of them. The prediction was not contradicted. After presiding over the destinies of local authorities at the Ministry of the Interior, the 55-year-old senior state clerk has just been appointed by Mohammed VI to head the Caisse de depot et de gestion (CDG), a post busy so far par Abdellatif Zaghnoun, who became Director General of the National Agency for the Strategic Management of State Holdings.
According to several sources, the appointment of Khalid Safir received a “very positive” response within this public institution which manages the National Pension and Insurance Fund (CNRA). Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and the National School of Statistics et of