Mahbès, Morocco – In a significant move to enhance cultural and youth infrastructure, Mr. Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid, Morocco’s Minister of Youth, Culture, and Communication, signed an agreement worth 312 million dirhams. This development was confirmed on Saturday by sources close to the Moroccan ministry in charge of culture.
According to Burkina Information Agency, the signing took place during the celebration of the 48th anniversary of the Green March. The National Festival of Green March’s 2nd edition, held in the commune of Mahbès, located in the province of Assa-Zag (Guelmim-Oued Noun region), provided the backdrop for this significant agreement. Alongside the festivities, Mr. Bensaid visited several development programs in Mahbès, including a new reception center and various infrastructure projects aimed at benefiting the local population and regional development.
The agreement, signed by Mr. Bensaid, the Wali of the Guelmim-Oued Noun region, and the President of the Regional Council, focuses on the enhancement of infrastructure and diversification of cultural and youth offerings in the Guelmim-Oued Noun region. It encompasses the development of cultural festivals, activities, integration of youth into the labor market through youth institutions, and strengthening of cultural and youth facilities.
Furthermore, Mr. Bensaid also inked a second agreement specifically targeting the enhancement of cultural infrastructure in the commune of Mahbès, a border area in Morocco’s Southern Provinces. His visit included an inspection of ongoing projects in the Province of Assa-Zag, particularly in Mahbès, underscoring the government’s commitment to cultural and youth development in the region.