King Mohammed VI: The commitment of the development program in the Moroccan Sahara has reached 80 percent

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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King Mohammed VI said that the Moroccan Sahara has experienced a series of developmental transformations within the framework of the Southern Region Development Program signed under his supervision in Laayoune in November 2015 and Dakhla in 2016.

The king added in his speech on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the Green March, that this program aims to create economic and social dynamism and provide job opportunities and answer the concerns and aspirations of the residents of the southern regions, and It is up to the elected authorities to download it.

In this context, the Moroccan monarch indicated that the outcome of this program, after 7 years of its download, has reached 80% commitment, also the Tiznit-Dakhla motorway, wind power stations and the Atlantic port of Dakhla have been completed.

At the economic level, King Mohammed VI added that a number of projects have been accomplished, in the field of fishing

In the agricultural field, 6000 hectares were provided and placed under the peasants’ indication. In the social field, several achievements were also made, as well as in the fields of health, education, training, support for self-employment initiatives and the advancement of the Hassaniya language and culture.

Afaf Al Fahchouch

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