The Governor of the Bank of Morocco, Abdellatif Jouahri, revealed the amount of donations donated by the Moroccan people to help the victims of the Al Haouz earthquake and the provinces surrounding the city of Marrakesh.
Al-Jawahiri said that Moroccan donations to Fund 126, which specializes in managing the effects of the earthquake that struck the Al Haouz region on September 8, have amounted to 12 billion dirhams so far.
The Governor of the Bank of Morocco announced this figure during the start of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank on Monday morning in the tourist capital of Morocco, Marrakesh.
This amount does not include contributions from the wages of state employees, ministers, high-ranking employees, members of the diplomatic corps abroad, and the Supreme Council of Accounts, as the contributions are expected to cover the costs of compensating families whose homes were damaged.
The government had created, by order of the King of the country, Mohammed VI, an exceptional fund, attached to a bank account for transfers issued at the national level under the definition: 001810007800020110620318, under the responsibility of the governmental authority in charge of the budget at the Ministry of Economy and Finance in its capacity as the one responsible for collecting its resources and disbursing its expenses, and controlling the accounts of related operations. Managing the effects of the earthquake that struck the provinces of Al Haouz, Ouarzazate and Taroudant.