Rabat - The Casablanca-Settat Regional Council approved on March 6 the draft of the Casablanca-Settat Development Project, with a budget of MAD 115 billion.
Rabat – The Casablanca-Settat Regional Council approved on March 6 the draft of the Casablanca-Settat Development Project, with a budget of MAD 115 billion.
The project, which was prepared using a study carried out by the consulting firm Valyans, focuses in particular on infrastructure, waste management and transport.
“This project is part of the new prerogatives granted to the regions under the provisions of Law 14-111,” said the President of the Council, Mustapha Bakkoury.
Bakkoury specified that Article 83 of this law specifies that each region is required to put in place a regional development strategy during the first year of the Council’s mandate.
In addition to the establishment of a regional strategy for local development, the Council is also required, under Law 14-111, to establish a Regional Agency for the Execution of Projects.
The Council noted that the the development plan of Casablanca-Settat will enable the mobilization and development of all the potentialities of the region, in order to consolidate its position as an economic pole with a national and regional dimension.
The council also proceeded to the examination and approval of the report on the implementation of the budget and the minutes of the Council for 2016, the proposed amendment and programming of the appropriations budgeting, and the programming of endowments to the special account of the local human development initiative.