King Mohammed VI called, Monday evening, for the need to explore for natural resources offshore in the Moroccan Sahara.
In a speech addressed to the nation on the occasion of the forty-eighth anniversary of the Green March, the King stressed that to keep pace with the economic progress and urban expansion witnessed in the cities of the Moroccan Sahara, work must continue to establish a maritime economy that contributes to the development of the region and serves its inhabitants.
His Majesty added that exploration for natural resources at sea must be developed. And continue investing in marine fishing; And desalination of seawater, to encourage agricultural activities, promote the blue economy, and support renewable energies.
The King also called for the adoption of a strategy for Atlantic tourism, based on investing in the region’s many capabilities. With the intention of turning it into a real destination for beach and desert tourism.