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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Monday, July 19, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Migration flow in the Parliament:
Last straight line before the next elections. If the legal deadline for the submission of candidacies has not yet arrived, political parties are already finalizing their lists and potential candidates are preparing to defend their chances. In this sense, parliamentarians of the Second Chamber have decided to change their address from the House of Councillors to the House of Representatives. A change that is perfectly legal with years of good and loyal service in the House concerned. For reasons of incompatibility, the parliamentary advisers will have to resign their positions. Thus, many resignations have been submitted to the office of the House of Councillors and about twenty have been formalized during the last plenary session alone...

Eid Al Adha 1442: The supply largely covers the demand:
Sheep, there is for everyone. With 8 million heads for slaughter of Eid including more than 6.5 million sheep and 1.5 million goats, supply largely covers demand as stated on the eve of the feast of Eid Al Adha 1442, the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests (MAPMDREF). Thus, this department is assessing the projected supply situation of the market in animals for slaughter for the sacrifice of Eid and the health status of livestock in consultation with professionals in the red meat sector...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA:
Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency launches human development projects in the Holy City:
The Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency launched, on Saturday, several human development projects for the benefit of the Maqdessian population, at an overall cost of 300,000 dollars. Launched during a ceremony held simultaneously in Rabat and Al-Quds, these ten development projects are part of the first phase of the program called "Civil Initiatives for a Sustainable Human Development Program in Al-Quds" and aim to support projects led by civil society in the Holy City, particularly in the areas of training, skills development in income-generating trades and empowerment of women...

New York: International experts note the "important guarantees" offered by the autonomy plan in the southern provinces:
The Permanent Mission of Morocco to the UN in New York organized, Friday, a virtual international research seminar on the theme "Ensuring the success of territorial autonomy schemes: devolution of judicial powers". Marked by the participation of a host of experts, researchers and academics of international renown, this annual seminar was an opportunity to present experiences related to the devolution of judicial powers in territorial autonomy regimes around the world and to establish comparative analyses with the Moroccan Initiative for Autonomy of the Sahara region...


LES INSPIRATIONS ECO
Eid al-Adha. More than MAD 12 billion in sales expected:
Expensive or not, the market for sheep and goats for Eid-ul-Adha is very dynamic this year! And for good reason, more than MAD 12 billion of turnover should be displayed by the meters of the sector, according to the forecasts of the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests. Commercial transactions involving slaughter animals are thus in full swing, despite tight budgets and the crisis context resulting from the pandemic...

Airbus Helicopters in commercial prospecting in Morocco:
The aircraft manufacturer Airbus is setting out to conquer the region's markets. In Morocco, for the past 20 days, the group has been testing the performance of its latest H160 helicopter in hot weather and sand. Now, it is killing two birds with one stone by organizing a presentation tour of its jewel to operators and potential customers in the region, including the Royal Armed Forces...


LIBÉRATION
Thousands of palm trees go up in smoke:
Another catastrophic summer in the oases of southern Morocco. A devastating fire last Friday devoured 7,000 palm trees in Douar Ifra in the municipality of Agdaz in Zagora, an area of 45 hectares, and just last Wednesday, more than 200 palm trees were ravaged by fire in Douar Hadan (municipality of Tanzoulin). There is not only climate change to incriminate "The causes of these fires have not been identified. But two elements explain this situation: the drought and the indifference of local officials, "said Jamal Akchbabe, president of the Association of Friends of the Environment in Zagora (AAEZ)...

Message of loyalty to H.M. the King from the President of the House of Representatives:
The Royal Cabinet received a message of loyalty and fidelity addressed to His Majesty King Mohammed VI by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, on the occasion of the closing of the second session of the fifth legislative year of the tenth legislature. In this message, Mr. El Malki expresses, on his own behalf and that of all members of the House of Representatives, his sincere and deep feelings of loyalty and loyalty to His Majesty the King, imploring the Most High to grant Him health, welfare and tranquility...