23 July 2012

Morocco: HM the King Launches Ramadan 1433 Foodstuff Distribution Operation, Lays Foundation Stone for Youth Training Center in Temara

Temara — HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan launched, on Monday in Al Massira neighborhood in Temara, the foodstuff distribution operation on the occasion of the Holy month of Ramadan.

Initiated by the Mohammed V Foundation for solidarity in cooperation with the Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs, the foodstuff distribution to the needy reflects the Royal solicitude for the underprivileged social categories and reinforces the effective solidarity that is inherent in the Moroccan society.

The foodstuff distribution operation for Ramadan of the 1433 hegira year will mobilize 61.19 million dirhams and will benefit around 2.37 million people in 473,900 households of which 403,000 are in rural areas across the Kingdom.

To ensure the success of this operation, 5000 people have been mobilised along with social workers and volunteers including students.

On the same occasion, HM The King launched in Al Massira neighborhood a project that is designed to reinforce the youth's social infrastructure.

In this regard, the Sovereign laid the foundation stone of a training and development center benefiting the youth. The new facility will be built by the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity for a total cost of 8 million dirhams.

The center will help integrate the youth in social and professional life and will provide them with pertinent training. The center will also offer a venue for social work as well as artistic and cultural creation.

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