The Investment Commission, convened on Friday in Rabat, examined and approved 23 projects for a total amount of 9.74 billion dirhams.

These projects should enable the creation of 2,605 direct jobs and 5,382 indirect jobs, the Moroccan Agency for the Development of Investments and Exports (AMDIE) said in a statement on the second meeting of the Commission for the year 2021, held under the chairmanship of the head of Government.

The Commission met twice on February 17, 2021 and July 23, 2021, and approved for the year 2021, a total of 59 projects for a global amount of MAD 21.05 bln which should allow the creation of 6.105 direct jobs and 11.201 indirect jobs.

Education and Higher Education receive a total investment of 6.85 billion dirhams, i.e. nearly 33% of the projected investments, occupying the first position, the same source said, adding that Tourism and Leisure rank second with 4.08 billion dirhams, i.e. more than 19% of the projected investments, followed by the Energy sector (3.74 billion dirhams, nearly 18%).

As for Industry, it comes in 4th position with more than MAD 3.15 billion, i.e. nearly 15% of the projected investments.