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Moroccans living abroad and Morocco’s development?

Monday, 11 February 2019

The first round table organized on Monday, February 11, 2019 gathered Mr Jamal Bouoiyour (France), Mr Jean Baptiste Meyer (France), Mr Aouatif El Fakir (France), Mr Rachid Aouine (Morocco) and Ms Aouatef Khelloqi (France-Morocco). The meeting was  moderated by Faouzi Lakhdar-Ghazal, member of the CCME.

Mr Jamal Bouiyour, Founder and president of the knowledge and development association, said "We need to have a new a vision of our approach to our diaspora. He spoke about the impact of Moroccans' transfers living abroad, to the kingdom.

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Mr Jean Baptiste Meyer is a researcher at the Research Institute for Development in France who worked on diasporas in the world, including the Maghreb ones. He explained that Morocco is an example to follow in terms of migration management in the region.

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He also said that the link between migration and development has only recently got the interest of public policies in the late 1980s.

Ms Aouatif El Fakir,  is a researcher in business and migration for her part said, : » Advanced regionalization is an opportunity for development » and created  a house of solidarity  in the High Atlas ".

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She spoke about the necessity of the contribution of the Moroccans living abroad in the region of Souss through the actions of the association "migration development".

Mr Rachid Aouine, manager of the Fez-Meknes Regional Investment Center, talked about  the actions of his institution to stimulate the contributionthe input of Moroccans living abroad. 

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Ms Aouatef Khelloqi , born in Paris, has a degree in Financial Management and made her career debut in a US pharmaceutical group in Paris.

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She said : » I am part of this transitional generation that reflects on what she wants to entrust to my family , while our parents were very discreet because had their main goal was returning to the country ».

During the year 2011, Ms Khelloqi worked on  "the study of ethnic minorities in Central Asia". An engagement that pushed her to think about her origins. Reason why she established in Casablanca to establishing her own firm. 

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