Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef

Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef (Arabic: يحيى ولد أحمد الواقف; born 1960[1]) is a Mauritanian politician. He was appointed as Prime Minister of Mauritania on 6 May 2008,[2][3][4] serving until the August 2008 coup d'état. Waghef is also President of the National Pact for Democracy and Development (ADIL), and he was Secretary-General of the Presidency from 2007 to 2008.

Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef
يحيى ولد أحمد الواقف
11th Prime Minister of Mauritania
In office
6 May 2008  6 August 2008
PresidentSidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi
Preceded byZeine Ould Zeidane
Succeeded byMoulaye Ould Mohamed Laghdaf
Personal details
Born (1960-06-30) 30 June 1960 (age 62)
Moudjéria, Mauritania
Political partyNational Pact for Democracy and Development

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