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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Thursday, November 25, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
Teacher recruitment: Benmoussa's arguments:
Chakib Benmoussa reassures on the motivations of the latest decisions. During a meeting with the unions of the national education sector, the Minister was persuasive. The preselection for the recruitment competition for executives of Regional Academies of Education and Training (AREF) aims to enhance the profession, so as to enhance the competence of the teaching force and promote a new career for teachers, said the Minister of National Education, Preschool and Sports. In detail, the Minister has just chaired the second meeting of the sectoral social dialogue with the most representative unions, namely the National Federation of Education (UMT), the National Union of Education (CDT), the Free Federation of Education (UGTM) and the National Union of Education (FDT)...

Weather: Widespread rain, snowfall and falling temperatures from this Friday:
Precipitation will still be present this week. Contacted by ALM, Lhoussaine Youabd, Head of Communication of the Directorate of National Meteorology, said, "As of Friday, a new disturbance will affect most of the country. These are widespread rains. These rains will also affect the southern provinces. As for the snowfall, the Head of Communication of the DMN confirms that they will begin from the night of Wednesday and should intensify from Friday. The snowfall will affect the High and Middle Atlas...


LE MATIN DU SAHARA:
CEO of Pfizer Morocco, Ali Besri, tells all about the Pfizer-BioNTech anti-Covid vaccine:
Partnership with the Moroccan government in the fight against Covid, doses delivered, accessibility of the vaccine, storage and distribution logistics in Morocco, fears about the vaccine's effectiveness and safety, anti-Covid treatment in the process of being approved, the end of the pandemic... Ali Besri, regional director for North Africa and president and CEO of Pfizer SA Laboratories in Morocco, answers questions from Le Matin...

Casablanca-Settat: Development and rehabilitation of pilot industrial sites half completed:
The projects of extension of the industrial zone in Had Soualem and development of a new industrial zone in Sahel Lakhyayta are progressing at a fast pace. The off-site work on these two projects, covering an area of 111 ha, are half completed. The evaluation of bids submitted by private sector operators is underway to select the partner or partners who will ensure the development, marketing and management of the new industrial parks...


LES INSPIRATIONS ECO
Sustainable agriculture. A generous boost from the AfDB:
The African Development Bank (AfDB) renews its confidence in Morocco by allocating to the Kingdom an envelope of MAD 1.184 billion for the agricultural sector. The agreement was signed in Rabat by the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, Faouzi Lekjaa, and the resident representative of the AfDB Country Office in Rabat, Achraf Tarsim. The ceremony took place in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests, Mohammed Sadiki, who expressed his satisfaction at the end of the signing...

Investments. France extends its arms to Moroccan operators but what about visas?
During his visit to Morocco, Franck Riester, French Minister Delegate to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, responsible for foreign trade and attractiveness, recalled the importance of cooperation between Morocco and France, while calling for investment in the Hexagon. Regarding the granting of visas, he remained on the reserve...


LIBÉRATION
Unbridled anti-migrant one-upmanship. Being French today: What sense does it make to the declared and undeclared candidates for the next presidential election?
The ballet of shocking declarations and murderous phrases on migration and migrants continues unabated in France. On the extreme right, as well as on the right and left, the presidential candidates are vying with each other to propose ways to regulate, or even stop, the movement of people into French territory. From Marine Le Pen to Valérie Pécresse, all of them are multiplying their declarations with figures and statistics...

Signature of a security agreement between Morocco and Israel:
Morocco and Israel concluded on Wednesday an "unprecedented" security cooperation framework agreement during a historic visit to Rabat by Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz. Benny Gantz was received in the early morning by the Minister Delegate in charge of the Moroccan National Defense Administration, Abdellatif Loudiyi...