Water Issue Strategic Pursuant to Royal Directives, Head of Govt.
Rabat, 05/10/2017 (MAP) – The water issue is strategic for the government following the instructions of HM King Mohammed VI during the latest council of ministers, said, Thursday in Rabat, head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani.
The water issue is strategic for the government following the instructions of HM King Mohammed VI during the latest council of ministers on the setting up of a committee made up of ministers of the sectors concerned to ensure ongoing and in-depth supervision of this matter and find appropriate solutions, as well as to support efforts by the secretary of state in charge of water in elaborating a national plan for water, said El Othmani in a speech at the beginning of the cabinet meeting.
The government is aware of the great importance of water and is determined to work seriously on this matter, said the head of government, noting that the said ministerial committee will convene starting next week, said a statement read out by minister delegate for relations with the parliament and civil society, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi at a press briefing after the weekly meeting.
El Othmani also insisted on the importance of the draft law on handicraft activities which was submitted in the same meeting, and which seeks to better organize this trade, upgrade its products and back it up through advertisement and marketing.