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News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

AUJOURD'HUI LE MAROC
The Natural Disaster Fund will soon be activated:
Several municipalities in Morocco have entered a state of maximum alert because of the bad weather that Morocco has been experiencing since January 5. According to official rainfall data, the most affected cities with rainfall exceeding 100 mm include Rabat (417 mm), Chefchaouen (233 mm), Mohammedia (228 mm) and Casa-Anfa (211), Tetouan (162), Tit Mellil (143), Ben Slimane (135.5), El Jadida (126.5), Essaouira (124.8), Agadir (124.5), Kenitra (124), Ifrane (122), Taroudant and Taza (111), Sidi Slimane (107), Tangier (106.5) and Nouaceur (100.5). The capital received in the space of seven days the 80% share of the total rainfall of a normal year...

Retirement: Liquidation divides at the counselors:
Councillors keep the suspense alive until the end. While the winding up of the parliamentary pension plan has been recorded, the returns of contributions paid by parliamentarians continue to divide to such an extent that officials in the second parliamentary chamber have had to send the winding up bill back to the finance and planning committee for reconsideration...


LES INSPIRATIONS ECO
Excluded. Dislog Group soon on the Stock Exchange:
From challenge to challenge, Dislog Group always sees bigger. Next objective: an IPO. To do so, the group is pursuing its Industrial Acceleration Plan by inaugurating a line of liquid household cleaning products with a capacity of 85,000 tons per year. It also announces the merger-absorption of Fater Maroc by Hygienic Modern Industries, as well as the signature of a strategic partnership with the Aïcha® brand...

Casablanca Stock Exchange: bank stocks are a burden on the Masi:
The shock wave of Covid-19 did not spare the Casablanca Stock Exchange, mainly affecting bank stocks. In this context, Valoris Securities managed to face it through an investment strategy based on defensive securities. In the end, the market closed the year with a 7% loss, while the management company's portfolio remained almost balanced...


LIBÉRATION
While puppets and puppeteers merge in their illusions: The facts are there:
A high-level American delegation, led by the Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and North Africa, David Schenker, visited, on Sunday, the premises of the future Consulate General of the United States of America in Dakhla. The U.S. delegation, accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita, and the U.S. Ambassador in Rabat, David Fischer, toured through the various dependencies of the future U.S. diplomatic representation in Dakhla...

Mohamed Benabdelkader visits the rehabilitation sites of the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal of Al Hoceima:
The Minister of Justice, Mohamed Benabdelkader, stopped, Friday, on the progress of the rehabilitation works of the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal of Al Hoceima. Mohamed Benabdelkader, who was accompanied by the first president of the Court of Appeal of Al Hoceima, the Attorney General of the King at this Court, and several judicial and administrative officials, inquired about the progress of work in these two institutions, which play important roles and provide judicial and administrative services to the inhabitants of the province...