Date of Birth: 1966
Place of birth: Tamchekett
Nationality: South Africa
Former Prime Minister of Mauritania
Zein Ould Zeidan born in Tamchekett in southern Mauritania (Tamchekett, Mauritania). He studied at the administrative and economic center of Mauritania, in Nouakchott (Nouakchott), and then enrolled at the University of Nice in France (University of Nice, France). Zeidan briefly taught at this university before he returned to his homeland, where he began in Nouakchott University (University of Nouakchott).
Starting his career in the banking business, Zane in 2000 was sent to the World Bank. Later, he was entrusted with the role of adviser on the economy during the administration of the Mauritanian President Maaouya Ould Sid Ahmed Taya (Ould Sid`Ahmed Taya). July 26, 2004 th Taya Zeidan appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania. Zane was virtually the only cabinet minister who lost his post after the coup in August of 2005. However, in September 2006, Zeidan yet resigned to run for the presidency.
He announced his candidacy for December 18, 2006-th. In the presidential election held on 11 March 2007, Zane was the youngest candidate. It does not represent any party, he remains an independent party. Following a vote, Zeidan with 15.28% of voters took the third place. March 17, he announced his support for Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi (Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi) in the second round.
March 25, 2007 th Abdallahi was the winner in the second round, and 20 April, on the day after taking office, the president appointed Prime Minister Zeidan. Zeidan took up his duties on April 21. A week later, Zane announced the composition of the new government, which was just 28 people. Etilyudi were experts in the field of engineering and technology, however, is almost unknown to the general public. Three of the ministers were members of the Popular Progressive Alliance (People`s Progressive Alliance), led by Messaoud Ould Boulkheir (Messaoud Ould Boulkheir), another presidential candidate, who also supported Abdallahi in the second round.
Zeidan gave his resignation May 6, 2008-th. Abdellahi accepted the resignation and on the same day appointed Yahya Ould Ahmed El Vagefa (Yahya Ould Ahmed El Waghef) successor Zeidan.