On the occasion of the Amazigh New Year 2972, the Moroccan government led by Aziz Akhannouch, undertook to complete the process of institutionalizing Amazigh as the official language of the Kingdom of Morocco, by placing it within a national framework. clear and in harmony with the provisions of the constitution.
Speaking at the opening of the Government Council, which met this Thursday by videoconference, the Head of Government underlined the firm will of the Royal “to strengthen the position of the language and culture of the Amazigh in the process of consolidating the multi-tributary national identity”.
The Head of Government presented, on the occasion of the Amazigh New Year 2972, his congratulations to all citizens, noting that this date embodies one of the variations and illustrations of the common capital of all Moroccans.
The officialization of the Amazigh language in the constitution being a Royal decision and will, the government must accelerate the priority strategic projects stipulated by the organic law n ° 26-16 relating to the stages of the implementation of the official character of the Amazigh language and the modalities of its integration in education and in the various priority sectors of public life, and the need to mobilize efforts and human, logistical and financial resources, capable of ensuring its implementation. implementation of the provisions.
In this context, he indicated that the government has started its mandate with bold and concrete measures for the promotion of Amazigh, in particular the allocation of 200 million DH in the 2022 finance law for the implementation of the official character. of the Amazigh language, while undertaking to gradually raise the ceiling to one billion dirhams in 2025.
The government will continue, with determination, the realization of its commitments throughout its mandate, in order to achieve the constitutional objectives, the Royal will and the aspirations of the people linked to this ambitious national project, he assured.
He took the opportunity to remind members of the government of the need to take all necessary measures to implement the official character of Amazigh within the ministerial sectors and institutions under their supervision, to support all activities to promote Amazigh and to protect its cultural and civilizational heritage in all its forms and expressions.
Akhannouch then announced that the permanent interministerial commission created by virtue of article 34 of organic law n° 26-16 fixing the process of implementation of the official character of the Amazigh language, as well as the modalities of its integration into the education and in the priority areas of public life, will meet soon to monitor and support the implementation of the official character of Amazigh and the examination of the related integrated government plan, which will constitute a a clear and consistent path for all government sectors during the current government mandate.