Daily press review for this Friday, November 4, 2022 | Hespress French

Here are the main headlines developed by the national press for this Friday, November 4, 2022


• TE Connectivity Morocco, leader in the field of industrial technology, organized, on Wednesday in Tanger Automotive City (TAC), a ceremony to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its sites located in the Tanger Med industrial-port platform. This ceremony, chaired by the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, was an opportunity to emphasize the importance of these sites and the remarkable development of the activities of the company, which has more than 2,600 employees, and operates for two segments, namely transport solutions, including automotive and industrial and commercial transport, and industrial solutions. “TE Connectivity was the first to produce automotive connectors in Morocco. It’s a real success story that we owe in large part to our Moroccan skills,” said the minister.

• The Moroccan people are celebrating, this year, the 47th anniversary of the Green March, a historic event rooted in the Moroccan soul. Morocco recovered its southern provinces thanks to the genius of the late Hassan II and the mobilization of 350,000 Moroccans, who marched to peacefully liberate their Sahara from the yoke of the Spanish colonizers and put an end to an occupation that had lasted since 1884. Now that we commemorate this glorious event, it is important to revive this heritage bequeathed to new generations who did not experience this crucial event which was anchored in the popular imagination and embellished our national history.

The morning

• King Mohammed VI, Amir Al-Mouminine, will chair, on Friday at the Mohammed V Mausoleum in Rabat, a religious vigil on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of the disappearance of the late Hassan II, may God rest his soul, announces a press release from the ministry of the Royal Household, of Protocol and of the Chancellery. This religious vigil will be broadcast live on radio and television.

• The new tax measures relating to the income tax applicable to the liberal professions have provoked a general outcry among these categories of professionals, in particular lawyers. The black robes are fiercely opposed to the measures provided for in the Finance Bill for 2023 relating to their taxation and bars have already declared strikes. Questioned on this question, the Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, government spokesman, Mustapha Baitas, acknowledged that the discussions held with the lawyers showed that the application of this new tax system does indeed pose difficulties.

The Economist

• From 1 January 2023, temporary workers in private education and vocational training will see their remuneration drop significantly. Indeed, the finance bill for 2023 plans to raise the amount of withholding tax from 17% to 30%. A measure accompanied by the obligation to declare all income generated during the year. The same puncture will also concern self-employed teachers. Another measure will concern the doubling of the tax rate which will increase by 2026 from 10% to 20% for companies making a net profit of less than 300,000 DH.


• Spanish investors and companies are increasingly interested in the Moroccan market, which offers business opportunities in various fields, indicated the president of the Spanish Confederation of Entrepreneurial Organizations (CEOE), Antonio Garamendi. “Morocco is an important country for Spanish entrepreneurs and the economic fabric,” Garamendi said during the presentation ceremony of the new Morocco-Spain Economic Council (CEMAES), emphasizing the importance of further consolidating cooperation ties between the two countries. According to him, “this event is important because it allows us to deepen our bilateral relations and give new impetus to our cooperation”, noting the importance of the new dynamic initiated between Rabat and Madrid since last April.

Al Bayane

• The Arab Summit hailed, Wednesday in Algiers, at the end of its 31st session, the continuous efforts of King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, for the defense of the Holy City. In the resolution adopted on the developments of the Palestinian cause, the Arab Summit welcomed the projects carried out by the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency, the executive arm of the Committee, under the direct supervision of the King, to support the struggle of the Maqdessis. The resolution also welcomed Morocco’s payment of its financial contribution to the Al Aqsa and Al-Quds Funds. On the other hand, the Summit expressed its support for the Al-Quds Committee chaired by the King and its support for the role and actions of the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Acharif Agency in favor of the Maqdessis.

Al Massae

• Subsidies granted to farmers should reach 3.7 billion dirhams (MMDH) in 2022, for an overall investment of 7.4 billion dirhams, indicated the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Waters and forests, Mohamed Sadiki. In response to a question in the House of Councilors on “the preparations for the launch of the current agricultural campaign 2022-2023”, Sadiki pointed out that these subsidies, granted under the Agricultural Development Fund (FDA) include support for irrigation equipment over an area of ​​350,000 hectares by the end of 2027, as well as the granting of new aid for young people and the development of collective land.

Bayane Al Yaoum

• The Economic, Social and Environmental Council (CESE) recommended, in its last annual report, considering the distribution of targeted aid to the most vulnerable categories in order to cope with the recent inflationary shock. With regard to actions of an immediate nature, and in addition to the distribution of targeted aid to the most vulnerable categories, the ESEC also recommended maintaining customs duties on certain imported basic products at low levels, as well as strengthening the control of respect for competition in the various sectors, in particular those relating to essential goods and basic products, with sufficiently dissuasive penalties in the event of infringements.

Al Ittihad Al Ichtiraki

• The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) continues, while adapting the axes of its action, the implementation of its strategy for the protection and prevention of violations and continues efforts aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of rights, its president Amina Bouayach said on Wednesday. “The world continues to live, since 2020, in addition to the long-lasting aftermath of Covid, a very complex situation marked by dangerous inflation, instability of energy supply, wars and the emergence of new questions. which present threats to the effectiveness of human rights”, observed Ms. Bouayach who was the guest of the Diplomatic Foundation as part of its 116th Diplomatic Crossroads which brought together some forty ambassadors accredited to Morocco, emphasizing that these developments at the national and international levels have vindicated the CNDH’s “Triple P” strategy.

Al Ahdath Al Maghribia

• The General Directorate of National Security (DGSN), Bank Al-Maghrib (BAM), the National Commission for Personal Data Protection Control (CNDP) and the Professional Group of Banks of Morocco (GPBM) signed on Wednesday an agreement which frames the collaboration between the signatories in terms of the offer and use of the national trusted third party system for authentication developed by the DGSN for the benefit of citizens and the banking sector. This system allows the banking sector to verify the identity of natural persons wishing to access banking services online or in branches and to make their data more reliable, indicates a joint press release. The system is likely to promote the digitization of banking services and the development of technological innovations in the banking sector for the benefit of citizens.

Daily press review for this Friday, November 4, 2022 | Hespress French