Government spokesman Mustapha Baitas said Thursday that the executive had the popular legitimacy to make decisions, in particular that concerning the setting of the age threshold for entry to the competition for teachers, which is currently controversial.
The first party which leads the government coalition “today has 102 parliamentarians”, he declared at a press conference following the government council, affirming that “this means that it is the citizens who carried and supported the government majority, because they have high expectations ”.
And, he insisted on clarifying, this government is one of “reforms” which “does not delay” them, noting in passing that it (executive editor’s note) has all the ingredients for success and that it will be a milestone in the country’s history.
Regarding the controversy aroused by the setting of a maximum age as a condition for the competition of AREFs, the government spokesperson considered that the executive was advancing on its path and taking the “necessary” measures and reforms which lead to a real evolution without being in “courtesy and politeness”.
The current government would be according to him, that of the rupture, it does not settle in the continuity “because” the political, economic and social expectations of the citizens are great “and the reform of education is a” priority “of this government.
He recalled to this end that “Morocco is a democratic country, which guarantees human rights and freedoms and has an advanced constitution” and that the decision taken by the government is legal.
Mustapha Baitas stressed that this measure is part of other measures aimed at reforming the education sector, which will be done through a reform of school programs, infrastructure, human resources, improvement of their status. social, transport and food conditions.
The setting of the 30-year threshold for access to the competitive examination for teachers will not apply to the competitive entrance examinations to the civil service, he said, insisting that the decision only targets the education sector. education that suffers from major problems.