Morocco: King chairs ministerial council, approves appointments in senior positions
King Mohammed VI chaired a ministerial council focusing on the farm output and decrees relating to defense as well as the approval of nominations to senior positions in multiple agencies and institutions.
During the council, agriculture minister Mohamed Sadki mentioned that the cereals output this year is expected to improve 62% from last year to 5.5 million tons despite drought.
He said the government plans to offer 10 billion dirhams in subsidies targeting animal feed and agricultural imported inputs to help lower prices of fruits and vegetables in addition to allocating funds to ensure the steady supply of the market with soft wheat till December 2023.
On the same occasion, the King approved decrees relating to the military administration school, offering financial and administrative training to officers of the Royal Armed Forces as well as attendees from friendly countries.
He also approved decrees relating to the Royal Aviation school and the Mohammed VI academy for civil aviation.
Afterwards, the Monarchs approved nominations of several officials into multiple state agencies and institutions. Accordingly Tarek Arousi was named head of the ports agency, Hosni Ghazwani head of Al Omrane real estate agency, Mohamed Fikrat head of Credit Agricole, Mohamed Benyahya head of the Moroccan agency for energy efficiency, and Said Mouline head of the Moroccan agency for nuclear safety. The nominations of new heads of the Moroccan agency to develop logistics and of Morocco’s news agency MAP were also approved.