Rabat - Darija, the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, does not need to be taught in schools, according to writer Tahar Ben Jelloun, who made the comments Sunday night on the 2M show “Press Confidences.”

Tahar Benjelloun with Fancois Holland’s delegation visiting Morocco
Moroccan author and poet Tahar Ben Jelloun
Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.