Head of Government and SG of the National Independents Rally Aziz Akhannouch chaired a meeting with majority party leaders, centered around developments in the political, economic and social circumstances in our country.
Akhannouch, alongside PAM SG Abdellatif Ouahbi and Istiqlal SG Nizar Baraka, commended King Mohammed VI’s wisdom and insight in dealing with the Al House earthquake aftermath.
In a joint statement, Government majority leaders praised the King’s multidimensional vision, and decision to launch a large-scale program to address the remnants of the earthquake, through support for the affected families, rebuilding housing and rehabilitating affected areas, damaged infrastructure, breaking isolation, rehabilitating territorial areas, and promoting social and economic development in the targeted areas.
The Government Majority Presidency expressed “the comprehensive mobilization of all ministerial sectors and their affiliated facilities, and engaging with great will in implementing this urgent program within the framework of precision, integration, efficiency, speed of completion and good governance of the various axes of this program in order to restore shelter and assist families and citizens affected by this natural disaster and launch programs for local development at the economic and social levels.”
The statement indicated that the presidency of the government majority “expresses its high appreciation for the spirit of national mobilization and national cohesion behind King Mohammed VI, which was expressed by all Moroccans inside and outside the country, as well as for the spirit of solidarity, cooperation, sacrifice and solidarity that characterized the citizens’ interaction with the victims of the earthquake, and their support for all those affected by this crisis.”
The natural disaster, which demonstrated the erosion of authentic Moroccan values in the depth and conscience of the Moroccan people, is a real capital that only an authentic nation and a great state owns. It also notes the efforts made by the various components of civil society to alleviate the suffering of the citizens affected by the earthquake.
The Government Majority expressed its “high praise for the great role played by the Royal Armed Forces, the Royal Gendarmerie, the National Security, the Auxiliary Forces, Civil Defense, the territorial authorities, and the health personnel, including doctors, nurses, technical assistants, and various technical departments affiliated with state facilities, and the effectiveness of their interventions in order to rescue those affected and treat the wounded.” And to support the population in this difficult circumstance.”
The statement additionally acknowledged “all the rescue teams from friendly and brotherly countries that provided support and assistance.”
The Government Majority highly appreciated “the praise and praise expressed by many countries, international and regional organizations, and international observers regarding the high efficiency demonstrated by our country in dealing with the remnants of the earthquake,” and considered that “some of the discordant external voices that attempted to exploit the earthquake disaster for political purposes did not affect our country’s cohesion, unity and solidarity.”
The presidency of the government majority praised “the spirit of harmony, solidarity and cooperation that characterizes the work of the various components of the government majority,” and emphasizes “continuing and strengthening coordination, consultation and joint work on the occasion of political entry, dealing immediately and effectively with various issues and files that concern government work, and accelerating the implementation of various royal directives.” And continue to download the contents of the government program.”
After discussing the general directions of the draft finance law for the year 2024, the government majority presidency concluded by “noting the various contents of this project, through which the government will continue to implement various social programs, especially those related to the royal workshops related to strengthening the pillars of the ‘social state’ in the sectors of health, education, employment, and housing.”
In addition, the officials highlighted the continuing government plan aimed at creating economic recovery and confronting climate challenges, especially those related to managing the problem of water stress.
Decision taken by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund to maintain holding the annual meetings in the city of Marrakesh and within the specified deadlines reflects the great confidence and appreciation that our country enjoys, said the statement.
“In recalling some of the issues that have emerged from practice in general, and which fall within the nature of political action, the leaders of the majority agreed to overcome them and intervene directly to address everything that might disturb the harmony and unity of the majority, and to exert greater efforts to advance the effective coordination, cooperation and support that exists today between the government and its majority within the two chambers of Parliament.”