Casablanca - Mohamed El Ouafa, the Moroccan Delegate Minister in charge of General Affairs and Governance, has recently denied the government's intention to increase the price of bread.
Casablanca – Mohamed El Ouafa, the Moroccan Delegate Minister in charge of General Affairs and Governance, has recently denied the government’s intention to increase the price of bread.
In response to a question in the House of Representatives, Mr. El Ouafa stated that the government does not intend to increase the price of bread. He also noted that no one has the right to do so “without prior consultation with the government.
Mr. El Ouafa assured that the government would adopt a “fully transparent policy” for the production of wheat, adding that the Executive has recently published a list of allowances for each province in which wheat is produced.
The Minister also announced that another list of allowances for mills located in each province would be published soon.
Moreover, Mr. El Ouafa stated that the government has worked rigorously to control the prices of mass consumption products, noting that the prices of 15 commodities subsidized by the state had “experienced no increase in the market price.”
The Minister also noted that the Executive had applied a strict policy of price control on mass consumption products and services in 2013.
Mr. El Ouafa then stressed the important role inspectors play at the provincial level. Inspectors now carry identification cards issued by the Head of government and inspect? products regularly.
Edited by Elisabeth Myers
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