Those interested in economic and political affairs are still wondering about the measures that the government will take to reduce the differences between the regions, in terms of the weakness of investments and their lack of equitable distribution, especially after the devastating earthquake that struck the Kingdom recently revealed the fragility of a number of regions.
During the upcoming sessions in the House of Representatives, the parliamentary opposition is preparing to reopen the issue of the lack of investments in fragile regions, especially in districts and afflicted areas.
According to Al-Jarida 24 sources, parliamentary opposition representatives intend to ask a set of oral questions in Parliament, about the reasons for the failure of previous programs related to reducing spatial differences between the urban and rural world, especially in terms of encouraging investment.
The same sources confirmed that opposition representatives will demand from the government majority the necessity of creating a number of industrial investments and distributing them equitably among various parties, with the aim of advancing the national economy and reducing the severity of unemployment, especially in the desert areas.
The parliamentary opposition also hopes to end all previous obstacles and obstacles, which were based on forms of rent-seeking, by focusing only on the major cities and forgetting the smaller areas.
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His Majesty King Mohammed VI had announced the allocation of 120 billion dirhams, over five years, to rehabilitate the areas affected by the earthquake (Marrakesh, Al Haouz, Taroudant, Chichaoua, Azilal, and Ouarzazate), in order to target a population of 4.2 million people.
The King gave instructions to grant three million centimes to each family affected by the earthquake, by disbursing a direct aid amounting to 2,500 dirhams per month, starting next September.
Collapsed homes will also be supported with 14 million centimes, as specialized engineers will inspect this matter, while semi-collapsed homes will also be subjected to technical expertise, with the aim of granting those affected 8 million centimes to repair them gradually.