Below are the main headlines developed by the national press for this Saturday, June 5, 2021
• The International Organization for Migration (IOM) welcomes Morocco’s decision to resolve the issue of unaccompanied minors in Europe. The IOM welcomed, Thursday, Morocco’s decision to definitively settle the issue of unaccompanied minors in Europe. “We welcome Morocco’s decision to facilitate the readmission of unaccompanied Moroccan children in Europe,” IOM Director General António Vitorino said in a statement on Twitter. Vitorino stressed that “due process must be followed”, adding that “the best interests of the children are the number one priority”.
• The Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives, Aguila Salah, welcomes the role of Morocco under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI in finding a solution to the Libyan crisis. Mr. Aguila praised the role played by Morocco, under the leadership of the Sovereign, as part of the efforts to find a solution to the Libyan crisis, which resulted in the formation of a government of national unity. During a joint press conference with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El-Malki, at the end of their talks on Friday in Rabat, Mr Aguila expressed his gratitude and esteem for HM the King, at the House of Representatives, to the Moroccan government and people for their constant and sincere support to the Libyan people in the ordeal they have gone through and which is coming to an end.
• NMD: Morocco needs an entrepreneurial revolution. Morocco needs an entrepreneurial revolution capable of exploiting its exceptional sources of prosperity, indicated Ahmed Reda Chami, member of the Special Commission on the Development Model (CSMD). “To fully exploit its exceptional sources of prosperity and reach a new level of growth, Morocco needs an entrepreneurial revolution”, underlined Mr. Chami during a meeting devoted to the presentation, to the General Confederation of Enterprises of the Morocco (CGEM), of the report on the New Development Model.
• Promotion of R&D: CGEM and MAScIR are joining forces. The General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM) and the MAScIR Foundation (Moroccan Foundation for Advanced Science Innovation and Research) have signed a partnership agreement for the promotion of applied research and development (R&D). This agreement aims to strengthen the collaboration of the two institutions to bring research closer to the national economic and industrial fabric.
• Adoption of a bill relating to special measures related to the direct marketing of fruits and vegetables. The Government Council adopted on Thursday Bill No. 37.21 enacting special measures relating to the direct marketing of fruits and vegetables within the framework of agricultural aggregation. Presented by the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, this bill aims to enact special measures relating to the direct marketing of fruits and vegetables within the framework of agricultural aggregation. , said government spokesman Saaid Amzazi in a statement read during a press briefing after the Council.
• The government allocates 36 billion centimes to parties and unions. The government has decided to grant a total support of 360 million dirhams to help finance the electoral campaigns of the parties and unions participating in the upcoming legislative, municipal and regional elections. On the proposal of the Ministers of the Interior, Justice, Finance and the Reform of the Administration, the head of government, Saad Dine El Otmani, decided to allocate 180 million dirhams for the contribution. of the State to the financing of electoral campaigns carried out by the political parties which will take part in the elections of September 8, 2021, including 100 million for the municipal elections and 80 million for the regional ones.
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• Primary education: an enrollment rate of nearly 100% in 2019-2020 (report). The enrollment rate in primary education reached around 100% during the 2019-2020 school season, said the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research. At the college level, this rate reached 94.2% (92.2% for girls) during the same period, against 91.8% for the 2018-2019 season, added the ministry in the section ” efficiency of education system performance ”of the annual report on sector statistics and indicators for the past season.
• Sahara: Guatemala reiterates its “firm and unwavering support” for the Moroccan Autonomy Initiative. Guatemala reiterated its “firm and unwavering support” for the Autonomy Initiative presented by Morocco as the only solution to the regional dispute around the Moroccan Sahara, in accordance with United Nations resolutions, within the framework of the territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco and its sovereignty over its southern provinces. This position was reaffirmed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Guatemala, Pedro Brolo Vila, during his meeting by videoconference with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita.
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• Ministers continue their missions until the last day of the government mandate. The Head of Government, Saad Dine El Otmani, indicated that His Majesty the King gave His High instructions for the ministers to continue their missions until the last day of the government mandate, but without public media coverage of the activities of the members. of the government. El Otmani stressed during the weekly meeting of the Government Council, that participation in these activities will be limited to executives, officials and parties directly concerned, said the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, higher education and scientific research, Government spokesman Saaid Amzazi, in a press release read at the end of the Council.
• Gigalab launches the production of “Made in Morocco” Covid-19 tests. Gigalab, a Moroccan biotechnology company founded in 2007, has announced the launch of the manufacturing of “Made in Morocco” Covid-19 tests. The company has launched an industrial unit for the production of Covid-19 tests allowing the manufacture of one PCR test and two rapid tests with a production capacity of 2,000,000 units / month for each test, the founder and president said. Managing Director of Gigalab, Karim Zaher during a press webinar.
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• Morocco has real potential allowing strong ambition. Morocco has real potential in multiple areas which authorizes a strong ambition by 2035, the horizon chosen for the projections of the New Development Model (NMD), affirmed the president of the Special Commission on the Development Model. (CSMD), Chakib Benmoussa. “This strong and affirmed ambition allows us to widen the field of the possible and to have a multidimensional development, particularly at the economic level”, indicated Benmoussa, who presented, to the General Confederation of Enterprises of Morocco (CGEM), the report on the NMD.
• Renewable energies: Morocco is positioned as a leader (Middle East Policy Council). Over the past ten years, Morocco has established itself as a leader in the field of renewable energies, positioning itself at the top of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), writes the Middle East Policy Council. The Washington-based think tank recalls that the Kingdom is the first country in the MENA region on the “Green Future” index of the MIT Technology Review, which ranks 76 countries and territories according to the progress and commitment deployed on the road to ” a green future through the reduction of carbon emissions, the development of clean energy and innovation in green sectors.