On Thursday June 15, accompanied by several members of his cabinet, Aziz Akhannouch went there to examine the progress of social and economic development projects in the province of Errachidia, to inaugurate a local hospital in Erfoud and to supervise the signing of agreements in the education and health sectors.
During his visit, the Head of Government presided over the signing ceremony of the agreements for the creation and equipment of a university hospital center with a capacity of 500 beds, at a total cost of approximately 2 billion dirhams, as well as for the establishment of a faculty of medicine and pharmacy in the province, a project costing 445 million dirhams, making it possible to increase by 4,500 the number of educational places for medical training for international standards.
As part of the proximity policy, Aziz Akhannouch also visited the Zerktouni dispensary in Errachidia and inaugurated a local hospital in Erfoud. This structure is part of the government plan to expand and improve the quality of health services, in accordance with the government’s integrated strategy for a radical reform of the national health system and the consolidation of the foundations of the social state.
In the agricultural sector, the Head of Government inquired about the progress of the regional agricultural plan, the fire protection program and the upgrading of oases in the Draa-Tafilalet region, as well as the development program mountainous areas. It was also presented the preservation plan of “Khettaras”, a unique system of rational management of water resources in the Kingdom. In addition, the launch of work to widen and strengthen the Errachidia-Rissani road axis has been announced.
Finally, the Head of Government visited the “Annajah” incubator for young entrepreneurs in Errachidia, to support entrepreneurship among young project leaders, thus demonstrating the government’s commitment.