The visit confirms the EBRD’s commitment to boost Morocco’s economic potential through investment projects and policy engagement.
“It shows our continued support for the Moroccan economy, through a continuous dialogue with the authorities, investment in public projects, the private and financial sectors as well as providing advisory to small businesses”, said Mr. Pilloux.
“We intend to remain a key long-term partner to the public and private stakeholders and contribute to an inclusive and sustainable growth that promotes job creation, green economy and better regional integration. I look forward to the discussions on how we can work together even more closely and effectively”, added the European bank’s official.
Accompanied by Marie-Alexandra Veilleux-Laborie, EBRD Director for Morocco, Mr Pilloux will meet Head of Govt Saâd Eddine El Othmani, Minister of Economy & Finance Mohamed Benchaaboun, and Minister of Energy, Aziz Rabbah. He will also meet a number of business leaders and decision-makers.
Morocco is a founding member of the EBRD and became a country of operations in 2012. To date, the Bank has invested over €1.7 billion in 50 projects in the country. The Bank has also supported more than 550 Moroccan SMEs by providing business advisory services.