Aziz Akhannouch, Prime Minister, revealed that the “Welcome” operation witnessed the arrival of about 2.8 million people this year and noted that this number exceeds the level recorded before the pandemic.
On the sidelines of his presidency, today, Tuesday, August 30, 2022, the work of the ninth meeting of the Ministerial Committee for Moroccans Resident Abroad and Migratory Affairs called on all interested sectors and institutions and the financial and business sector to speed up the download. of concrete programs that would advance the conditions and affairs of Moroccans in the world inside and outside the country. He also asked the members of the Ministerial Committee for Moroccans Living Abroad and Migratory Affairs to take the necessary measures to activate the contents of the actual directives and implement the decisions and recommendations issued by the meeting, and ensure periodic meetings of the technical committee that emanates from this committee to follow up on the discharge of all the decisions and recommendations issued by it.
In compliance with the instructions of King Mohammed VI, the meeting concluded by underlining the need for the government to continue to ensure the activation of the integration of the participation of the Moroccans of the world in the government institutions and consultative institutions, in addition to the initiation by part of the government, as soon as possible, of the modernization and rehabilitation of the institutional framework for the Moroccans of the world, especially with regard to the reorganization of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad, and to work to guarantee the integration of the programs work of the ministries sectors concerned with the affairs of Moroccans abroad and work in their convergence with the interventions of the Hassan II Foundation for Moroccans abroad.
Akhannouch’s call comes as a result of the government meeting, which is part of the discharge of the royal instructions that ask for the improvement of his situation.
The Prime Minister announced that among the priorities, at the current stage, is to strengthen and improve the cultural and spiritual connection of Moroccans living abroad, and to create a special mechanism to keep pace with the skills and talents of Moroccans. around the world, support their initiatives and projects, and encourage and maintain the pace of their investments in light of the incentives granted by the new investment charter.
For his part, Nasser Bourita, Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, said, in a speech on the same occasion, that the King’s speech on August 20, 2022 came with a new approach, as a roadmap that deals with the problems of the Moroccan community with a comprehensive approach throughout the year and not only during reception periods.
Bourita underlined the existence of efforts made in favor of the Moroccans of the world, especially at the level of improving the conditions of their reception in the homeland, adding that the optimal implementation of the King’s instructions requires parallel work at the institutional and legislative level.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of the Interior, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, the Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, the Minister of Economy and Finance, the Minister of Equipment and Water, the Minister of National Education , Primary Education and Sports, the Minister of Health and Social Protection, and the Minister of Preparation of the National Territory, Reconstruction, Housing and Urban Policy Minister of Economic Integration, Micro-enterprise, Employment and Skills, Minister of Tourism, Crafts, Social Economy and Solidarity , Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, Minister of Transport and Logistics, Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Minister Delegate of the Prime Minister in charge of Investments, Continuity and Evaluation of Public Policies, President of the General Confederation of Morocco Enterprises , President of the Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad, Dir General Director of the National Agency for the Conservation of Real Estate, Surveying and Cartography, Mediator of the Kingdom, President of the Moroccan Capital Market Authority, General Director of the National Social Security Fund, a representative of the professional group of Moroccan banks, and a representative of the Ministerial Delegation in charge of Human Rights, and a representative of the High Planning Commission.