On Tuesday, December 10, 2019, the meeting room at Guelmim Oued Noun hosted the preparatory meeting for the first meeting on advanced regionalism, to be held in Agadir on December 20 and 21, under the high patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, may God assist him. More than 1400 people will participate in this event to discuss sustainable and balanced development between the different regions and regions of the Kingdom.
This meeting was chaired by Ms. Mbarka Bouaida President of the Region, accompanied by Mr. Mohammed Najm Abhai Wali of the Region, and in the presence of Mr. Lahoucine Alayoua President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Services of Guelmim Oued Noun, the Regional Directors and the Presidents of the Local Authorities, in addition to the members of the Regional Council. This meeting was characterized by the proposal of several observations and suggestions that will be communicated during the conference on advanced regionalization in Agadir.
This meeting aims to study the expected results of these national conferences and to raise awareness of its importance in supporting the implementation of advanced regionalization within the framework of a participatory methodology. In addition, the participants stressed the need for the positive involvement of all stakeholders in this major royal project for a constructive advanced regionalization that contributes to the economic development of the regions of the Kingdom, as His Majesty King Mohammed VI wanted.
During this presentation, thematic workshops were organized to enrich the debate. It is also expected that the first national conferences will explore different perspectives for the implementation of advanced regionalization, such as a new model of territorial governance, which will constitute a real revolution in the management of local public affairs. In addition, this new model will be a way to support competitiveness between regions by achieving sustainable and balanced economic and social development for the different regions of the Kingdom.