El mahjoub Dasaa
Yesterday, Friday, in Guelmim, the works of the “Investor Day” forum dedicated to the promotion of investment in the Guelmim-Oued Noun region kicked off, at the initiative of the Guelmim-Oued Noun Region Council, and in partnership with the International Finance Corporation.
Mbarka Bouaida, Chairwoman of the Guelmim Ouadnoun Region Council, confirmed that the region is a promising destination in terms of attracting investments, and an appropriate space for investment in various fields of development.
Buaida indicated that the region, thanks to the infrastructure, especially the completed and those in the process of completion, will really contribute to creating an economic and social boom in the Kingdom.
She said that the organization of this day dedicated to investment in the Guelmim-Oued Noun region comes to highlight the economic, developmental and human capabilities and ambitious sectoral strategies in the region, as well as to identify the investment advantages open to investors at the regional, national and international levels.
She added that this meeting is organized by the Guelmim Ouadnoun Council in partnership with the International Finance Corporation, which works to encourage investment, which is one of the largest multilateral financiers of financing through loans and capital contributions provided for productive and economic projects, which enjoy a distinguished position in the global economy in the context of globalization. Economic.
She explained that this event, which has a national and international dimension, also aims to bring together actors in the public and private sectors to provide reliable and useful answers to the challenges related to investment in the region and highlight the capabilities and opportunities available in the region, as well as thinking about the future of the region in terms of creating job opportunities, raising development indicators and improving the attractiveness of the region. investment.
Bouaida also stopped at the close relationship between investment and development, calling in this context for accelerating collective interventions in order to attract capital and competencies to limit the repercussions of the economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 epidemic.
For his part, the Director of the International Finance Corporation in North Africa, Sheikh Omar Sylla, expressed his gratitude for participating in this event, which seeks to support development in this region in the field of the private sector, noting that the region is one of the first entities to launch its development program and all of them are ambitious for development in the region. The field of renewable energies, especially the green economy, sustainable agriculture, the blue economy and ecotourism.
He added that our mission as a basic institution for development centered on the private sector is to promote private investment in order to support inclusive growth, stressing that Morocco has always been a priority country in the comprehensive strategy of the International Finance Corporation, which has been involved in investing in this region in order to support the private sector.
For his part, the Wali of the Guelmim-Wadnoun region, Mudamdaq Al-Najim Abhai, examined the potentials and opportunities offered by the region from various natural resources and important qualifications in many fields, especially in the field of renewable energies, as well as important infrastructure that encourages investment, based on the new development model for the regions. The southern region of the Kingdom, and the regional development plan that the region has completed preparing.
And after confirming that there is a real desire among all actors and stakeholders to achieve development in the region, Mr. Abhay highlighted that all these qualifications are very important for the participants in this important meeting in order to stand on the ground on all these qualifications.
This meeting aims to shed light on the qualifications offered by the Guelmim Oued Noun region in sectors with enormous qualifications, especially in the fields of renewable energies, green economy, ecotourism, sustainable agriculture and the blue economy.
During this meeting, the President of the Guelmim-Oued Noun Region Council, Mbarka Bouaïda, will review the major axes of the regional development program as a road map that aims to value sustainable development and strengthen the attractiveness of the region.
This two-day event features the participation of a number of members of the government, as well as Moroccan and international public and private sector actors, in order to discuss the region’s economic qualifications and the opportunities it offers, especially in the field of mobilizing private investment.
The first day of this event was devoted to the organization of three thematic round tables, which were chaired by experts from the International Finance Corporation, while during the day, Saturday, a visit will be devoted to the benefit of the participants and the press, to strategic sites in the Guelmim-Oued Noun region, which testify to the qualifications of the region.