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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Ambulance transport: Delegated management is coming:
Delegated management is definitely on the rise. Ambulance transport of the sick and injured will soon be delegated to private operators. A pilot experiment is thus planned in Casablanca where the authorities will subcontract this vital service according to new specifications. These developments come at a time when the Ministry of Health is pointing the finger at the very high cost of operating the ambulance fleet, which is considered excessive in view of the financial resources available to public hospitals...

Nuclear security: Morocco participates in Vienna in the 3rd session of the IAEA International Conference:
The Kingdom is represented at this conference, which continues until Friday, by a delegation led by the Ambassador Permanent Representative of Morocco to International Organizations in Vienna, Azzedine Farhane, and composed of the Director General of the Moroccan Agency for Nuclear and Radiological Safety and Security (AMSSNuR), El Khammar Mrabit, and several experts of the agency...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA
The Head of Government presents the Report of H.M. King Mohammed VI on the follow-up of the establishment of the African Migration Observatory in Morocco:
The Head of Government, Saâd Eddine El Othmani, on Monday before the 33rd Ordinary Summit of the African Union (AU), held in Addis Ababa, presented the Report of His Majesty King Mohammed VI on the follow-up of the establishment of the African Migration Observatory in Morocco. The Head of Government said on this occasion that H.M. King Mohammed VI honoured him to convey the Sovereign's greetings to His brothers the African Heads of State and Government...

Safer Internet Day: Launch of a plan to raise awareness of the dangers of the web:
Many countries around the world are celebrating Safer Internet Day (SID 2020) on Tuesday, February 11, to raise awareness among the world's population of the various dangers of using the Internet. This initiative, launched in 2004 by the European Union and taken up by the Insafe network, a network of 31 national awareness centres across Europe, now goes beyond European borders...


LES INSPIRATIONS ÉCO
Stocks of blood. The situation is critical:
It's not new, but the problem is beginning to take on a worrying dimension. The shortage of blood in blood transfusion centres is very badly experienced, not only by patients but also by the medical staff who are overwhelmed by increasing demands. It is not uncommon for complications or even death to occur due to the lack of these precious pockets that give life but whose scarcity raises several questions, including societal ones...

SIAM. Digitalisation at the heart of the next edition:
Digitalization will be at the heart of the 15th edition of the International Agricultural Show of Morocco (SIAM), which will take place in Meknes from April 14 to 19. Indeed, the 2020 edition will focus on the theme "Moroccan Agriculture in the Era of Digitalization." According to the press release issued on this subject by the organizers, digitalization will first be implemented through the issuance of E-Tickets that will allow access to online ticketing and avoid queues, and the development of a "fast track" to facilitate access to the show...


LIBERATION
The United Nations is the only framework for the settlement of the Sahara issue: The Algeria of Tebboune continues to row against the current:
"The UN remains the only framework to find a solution to the question of Moroccan Sahara." This is the position that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccans Residing Abroad, Nasser Bourita, reiterated Sunday in a press statement at the end of the opening session of the 33rd summit of the African Union (AU)...

The Polisario attacks sub-Saharan nationals:
In a virulent communiqué broadcast from Las Palmas, the Polisario denounces "the presence of thousands of sub-Saharan citizens in Laayoune," warning the Canarian authorities of a potential "black peril" on the archipelago. The opening of African consular representations in Dakhla and Laâyoune has enraged Algiers and, by ricochet, the Polisario leadership, to the point of uttering racist insults against sub-Saharan nationals whose "crime" is to be of a different skin colour...