State Secretary for Maghreb Affairs Mohamed Abderrahmane Ould Mohamed Ahmed of Mauritania

Changes in the Mauritanian army affected particularly the special chief of staff of the President, Brigadier Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, who was replaced by Colonel Mohamed Ahmed Ould Ismail, the national chief of staff, General Mohamed Ould Sheik Mohamed Ahmed was replaced by Colonel Abderrahmane Ould Boubacar and the chief of staff of the national guard General Felix Negri was replaced by his deputy Colonel Mesgharou Ould Sidi.
2005-03-29In a cabinet reshuffle, Lemrabott Sidi Mahmoud Ould Cheikh Ahmed is named interior minister.