The Government Council, held Thursday, approved a draft decree, according to which a national award will be created under the name of the Morocco Youth Award. It will be awarded annually to young Moroccans and foreigners residing in Morocco, in recognition of their contributions and creative initiatives in a number of fields.
The decree specified these fields in scientific research, technological innovation, artistic and cultural creativity, in addition to the field of volunteerism and the field of self-entrepreneurship.
A certificate of appreciation and a commemorative shield will be granted in addition to a financial reward to the winners.
The reward value for first place was set at MAD 200.000, MAD 100.000 for second place, and MAD 5000 for third place.
The establishment of this award comes within the framework of the policy of the Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication, which aims to enable young people to launch initiatives and practice hobbies, that will enhance their contribution to the development of their country, as this award will put in place a creative competition with a national dimension.