Morocco invests more than a billion dollars in road infrastructures
24 September 2010
Monday September 13 2010, Morocco announced its decision to devote more than 1.2 billion dollars to the development and reinforcement of its road infrastructure in the regions bordering Algeria.
The aim is to improve access for the populations and to attract investments, according to an official source quoted by Agence France Presse.
The funds will be used to finance a freeway project between Fez and Oujda, and another freeway between Taza and Guercif.
This funding will also be allocated to the construction of a regional road linking Aknoul to Tizi ou Sli.
With respect to the energy infrastructures, during a conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday in Vienna, Amina Benkhadra, minister of Energy in Morocco explained the new strategy adopted by Morocco in the domains of energy and the environment.
In a press release received by the MAP press agency, the minister explains that the Kingdom is relying on the support of the IAEA to accompany a new approach based on the diversification of sources of nuclear, solar and wind energy by 2020.