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  • HE Hadja LAHBIB

    ​​​​​​​Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Foreign Trade, and the Federal Cultural Institutions - Ministre des Affaires Étrangères, des Affaires Européennes, du Commerce Extérieur Et des Institutions Culturelles Fédérales


    Born in Boussu on 21 June 1970

    Federal level
    July 2022 - ...: 
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Affairs and Foreign Trade and the Federal Cultural Institutions

    2021- 2022:
    Leader of the project preparing Brussels’ candidature for the title of European Capital of...

  • HE Willy BORSUS

    Vice-President of the Walloon Government and Minister of Economy, Foreign Trade, Research and Innovation, New Technologies, Agriculture, and Urban and Spatial Planning

    Born in Pessoux (Ciney) on 4/4/1962

    Married - 3 children

    Education and training:

    Higher vocational diploma in legal sciences obtained at the IESN (Namur)

    Extra training in European social law

    Professional career:

    Parliamentary attaché and employee in Belgian French-speaking non...

  • HE Pascal SMET

    State Secretary of the Brussels-Capital Region, responsible for Urbanism and Heritage, European and International Relations, Foreign Trade, Firefighting and Emergency Medical Assistance


    Pascal Smet, born July 30th 1967, Haasdonk, studies law at the University of Antwerp. Aged 17, he engages in the political movement. Soon he is elected both as a municipal councillor in Beveren and as a provincial councillor for East Flanders. During that period, he is also president of the...