The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch made, this Thursday, June 15, a field visit to the province of Errachidia, to inquire about the progress of a series of social and economic development projects in the province of Errachidia.
Akhannouch, who was accompanied by the Minister for Equipment and Water, the Minister for Health and Social Protection, the Minister for Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, the Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and the Social and Solidarity Economy, the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation, as well as the wali of the Draa-Tafilalet region and the President of the Draa-Tafilalet region council, also inaugurated a local hospital in Erfoud and supervised the signing of a series of agreements relating to the education and health sectors.
This visit, indicates the department of the Head of Government, translates the policy of proximity and consecrates the policy of deconcentration carried out by the government, and constitutes an opportunity to take stock of the progress of development projects in the region of Draa-Tafilalet and to establish a communication mechanism between the central and regional levels around the expectations of citizens, and this, in harmony with the high royal directives.
On this occasion, Akhannouch stressed that the government is working, in accordance with Royal instructions and in application of the provisions of the government program, to consolidate regionalization as a constitutional and democratic choice and as a development option contributing to reducing spatial disparities. and social.
The Head of Government’s visit to Errachidia was marked by the signing of agreements relating to the creation and equipping of a university hospital center with a capacity of 500 beds at a total cost of approximately 2 billion dirhams, and a faculty of medicine and pharmacy in the province, a project costing 445 million dirhams, which will make it possible to increase by some 4,500 seats, the number of educational seats for medical training to international standards.
Subsequently, Akhannouch visited the Zerktouni dispensary in Errachidia and proceeded to the inauguration of a local hospital in Erfoud. This structure is part of the government plan to expand and improve the quality of health care, in accordance with the integrated government strategy aimed at a radical reform of the national health system in consecration of the foundations of the social State.
In the agricultural sector, and at the level of the commune of Aoufous, he inquired about the progress of the regional agricultural plan, the fire protection program and the upgrading of the oases in the region of Draa-Tafilalet, as well as the program for the development of mountainous areas in the region.
There was also the presentation of the plan for the preservation of the “Khettaras”, which constitute a unique system of rational management of water resources in the Kingdom, as well as the launch of works to widen and strengthen the axis Errachidia – Rissani road.
The Head of Government also visited the “Annajah” incubator for young entrepreneurs in Errachidia, in recognition of the government’s support for entrepreneurship among young project leaders.