Sekkuri and Benchaabun are asking Paris for more investment from the Moroccan diaspora

HASAppeal from the foot of Younes Sekkuri about additional investments from the Moroccan diaspora. Speaking this Saturday on the occasion of the 14th Business Day in Paris, the Minister considered the reforms carried out by the government in this direction in front of an audience, which consists mainly of Moroccan startups from Ile-de-France and several other cities. square.

New investment charter, the main tool

For Younes Sekkuri, the new investment charter is a key tool in encouraging project managers to invest in the kingdom. The charter, he recalled, aims to increase private investment to two-thirds of total investment by 2035. It should be noted that Morocco has implemented an architecture that allows you to have an interlocutor to support project managers and investors.

The Minister also noted that a digital tool for project managers is being introduced. This digitization is part of the optimization of corporate governance. He also stressed the importance of deploying startups on the African continent to reap the benefits of Morocco’s privileged relations with several countries on the continent, including through free trade agreements.

In order to promote this ambitious policy of encouraging investment and private initiative, the Minister added, the government is working to consolidate all programs implemented in this area by various ministries and administrations.

Sustainability, “the struggle of all and all times”

For his part, Moroccan Ambassador to Paris Mohamed Benchaabun focused on inclusive and sustainable development, which are two challenges today, but also two compasses of the kingdom’s policy, which provide the sovereign’s orientation to which the public and all living forces must move. .

In Morocco, the ambassador emphasizes, there is a consensus in the fight against inequality and climate change with all its consequences for all aspects of our economy and water resources. The diplomat stressed that sustainable development is “the struggle of all and all times”after the devastating effects of climate change on the region and Africa.

And yet, according to Mohamed Benchaabun, the kingdom anticipated the change a few years ago by joining international efforts to combat climate change, which led to this commitment to Climate COP22 in Marrakesh, as well as various plans and programs. a place to fight climate change.

Inclusive development is an issue affected by the health crisis

On the issue of inclusive development, the diplomat mentioned the economic impact of the health crisis on households and various support systems introduced by the government to mitigate the impact on citizens, in parallel with the King’s announcement of a plan to generalize social protection.

“Ensuring the effectiveness and success of this policy for sustainable and inclusive development necessarily involves growth and investment”the ambassador remarked.

In this regard, he also recalled the completion of the investment charter, as well as major reforms that have improved the business climate and attracted foreign investors, including simplification of procedures required for companies, regional investment centers (CRI), which act as “Single window” and digitizing procedures with some local authorities to significantly reduce the time required to set up a company.

We will remind, the 14th Day of creation of business opened on Saturday morning in Maison de la chimie in Paris under a subject “New Morocco, new challenges towards inclusive and sustainable development”at the initiative of Maroc Entrepreneurs, an association that brings together a network of Moroccan skills with more than 12,000 members.

(From MAP)