On Wednesday July 13, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, Mohammed VI exceptionally chaired a council of ministers at the Royal Palace in Rabat, the proceedings of which were reported via a press release from the palace spokesman, Abdelhak Lamrini.
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The Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khalid Ait Taleb, unveiled the draft framework law on the reform of the health system, aimed at generalizing social protection. This reform provides in particular for the creation of three public bodies: a High authority of Health, an Agency for Medicines and Health Products and an Agency for Blood and Blood-Derived Products. It also provides for an overhaul of the training system, a more equitable distribution of hospital supply across the country and a digitization of the health system.
Presented by Mohcine Jazouli, Minister Delegate in charge of Investment, Convergence and Evaluation of Public Policies, a second reform aims to provide Morocco with an investment charter, intended in particular to direct flows towards “high value-added productive” sectors.
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Mohcine Jazouli also announced the government’s adoption of a series of measures intended to speed up projects relating in particular to the simplification and digitization of procedures, the facilitation of access to land and the improvement of governance.
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As part of the strengthening of international cooperation linking the Kingdom to its various partners, the Council of Ministers approved sixteen international conventions, including nine bilateral ones (with countries in Africa, the Gulf and the Middle East, Europe and from Asia). They also relate to of the questions of education and technical cooperation.
This Council of Ministers was also the occasion to announce four strategic appointments: Khalid Safir, has been appointed Managing Director of the Caisse de dépôt et de gestion; Abdellatif Zaghnoun becomes Director General of the National Agency for the Strategic Management of State Holdings; Nourreddine Boutayeb is the new head of the management board of Crédit Agricole; Abderrahim Houmy now heads the National Agency for Water and Forests; and Ali Seddiki is appointed Director General of the Moroccan Investment and Export Development Agency.
At the end of the session, a historical device framing the organization of the Moroccan Jewish community was also unveiled. Developed in consultation with representatives of this community, it provides for the creation of three bodies: a National Council of the Moroccan Jewish Community, a Commission of Moroccan Jews Abroad and the Foundation of Moroccan Judaism.
Measures welcomed with “deep recognition and immense pride” by “all Moroccan Jewish communities in Morocco and around the world”, reacted yesterday Serge Berdugo, secretary general of the Council of Jewish communities. au Morocco.