Providing the basic food basket has become a burden burdening the vulnerable and middle classes in the Kingdom, after the current government, headed by Aziz Akhannouch, failed to reduce the high prices crisis.
The parliamentary opposition recently confirmed that since Aziz Akhannouch came to head the government, more than 3 million and 200 thousand Moroccans have become poor.
Embarek Sibai, head of the popular movement team in the House of Councilors, considered the government’s suspicious silence likely to lead Moroccan citizens to the abyss, calling for the need to increase wages to create a kind of balance.
During the last session of the Council of Advisors, the head of the movement team proposed a set of measures, including temporarily stopping the taxation of basic materials and agricultural products whose prices are rising in the national market, and strengthening mechanisms for monitoring and tracking prices and supplying the national market, in addition to activating the government’s roles in the field of roofing. Temporary prices.
Embarak Al-Sibai also called for a comprehensive reform of the wage system as a measure to ensure improving the purchasing power of citizens, and to redirect public and private investments to ensure the reduction of regional disparities and the alleviation of social fragility.
The head of the movement asked the Minister of Economy and Finance, Nadia Fattah Al-Alawi, to develop employment programs in order to reduce unemployment, while cutting off various temporary employment programmes.