Through the Open Days initiative, the DGSN seeks to reinforce communication and trust between security services and citizens.
Rabat – Nearly 515,000 visitors of all ages flocked to the Malbata space in Tangier, which hosted the third annual Open Days event initiated by the General Directorate of National Security (DGSN). The initiative seeks to advance communication and respect between security forces and citizens.
The flow of citizens to the Open Days reflects the “growing interest of Moroccan and foreign tourists and residents,” the DGSN said in a statement.
The Open Days kicked off on October 2 and ran until October 6 under the theme “Serving citizens, honor, and responsibility.”
For the DGSN, the event was an “opportunity to interact positively with the expectations of citizens.”
The event served as a platform to introduce DGSN’ bodies and to explain the different specialisms within Morocco’s security units “mobilized to preserve the security of citizens and the homeland,” added the statement.
At the Open Days, DGSN featured 50 exercises and simulations of the various security intervention against terrorism and organized crime.
The event also included shows from biker brigades and musical troops as well as shows to inform the public of the DGSN various security units and corps and their missions. The Open Days also showcased the DGSN’s advanced equipment.
The event hosted a space for a blood donation operation with the participation of police officers and visitors.
Art was also part of the event as four police officers won a literary competition supervised by an academic jury.
The four police officers who won the awards showed interest in poetry and prose.
The DGSN also hosted a concert in honor of the police and their efforts to serve citizens.
The national police expressed their deep “gratitude to all citizens and foreign nationals” who attended the Open Days.
The DGSN also expressed satisfaction and appreciation to all “territorial authorities, elected councils, government departments, banking institutions, the private sector, civil society, and the media for contributing to the success of the” third annual Open Days event.
The Open Days are part of Morocco’s security initiative to ensure communication, trust, and respect between security forces and citizens.
Last year’s annual Open Days took place at Bab Jdid square in Marrakech.
More than 260,000 visitors attended last year’s event.