The royal decision to decree the Amazigh New Year as a paid public holiday is strategic and its symbolism embodying the unity of the Moroccan nation and its strength drawn from its glorious history and its ancestral civilization, affirms the Popular Movement (MP) party.
Following King Mohammed VI’s decision to establish Amazigh New Year’s Day as an official paid national holiday, the Popular Movement (MP) expresses, through the pen of its secretary general, Mohammed Ouzzine, ” its great pride in this historic and wise High Royal Decision, which constitutes the extension of all the High Royal Initiatives that meet the aspirations and expectations of the Moroccan people, proud of their national identity with all its essential components and its linguistic and cultural tributaries“.
This decision is based on the Royal Speech of Ajdir on October 17, 2001 and the subsequent High Royal Initiatives which founded the Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture (IRCAM) and laid the foundations for the gradual integration of Amazigh into the system. of education and teaching, and arriving at the consecration of the Amazigh language as an official language in the constitutional document of 1er July 2011.
In this sense, the party of Mohammed Ouzzine aspires to a positive interaction with the spirit and the purposes of the Clairvoyant Royal Will through the effective implementation and deployment of the organic law fixing the stages of the implementation of the character of the Amazigh language and the modalities of its integration in education and in the various priority sectors of public life.
The MP calls in particular for the adoption of public policies based on territorial equity and in line with the need to grant the Amazigh language and identity the place that befits them as essential components of national identity. and indivisible in its fullness and diversity, and as the main pillar in the process aimed at ensuring the successful deployment of the new development model and laying the solid foundations for genuine human and territorial development.
Moreover, it reaffirms its full and sustained support for this major identity project, as is the case for all major Royal projects, through concrete initiatives, whether in terms of communication or information, or in its various development and advocacy programs framed by the spirit of proposal and initiative, with the aim of celebrating the historical and human rights dimensions of this strategic decision and its symbolism embodying the unity of the Moroccan nation and its strength drawn from its glorious history and its ancestral civilization, based on its anchored constants and the common horizon of all Moroccans, proud always and forever of the values of patriotism, associated with those of citizenship and unity in diversity.