Rabat - The border between Morocco and Algeria should be reopened because it causes economic “pain” for many families in the eastern portion of the kingdom, according to Ilyas Al-Omari, the Secretary-General of the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM) - and Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane’s main competitor in this week’s national elections.

Ilyas Al-Omari, the Secretary-General of the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM)
Zainab Calcuttawala is an American journalist based in Morocco.