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Wednesday 13 January 2021

Framework Partnership Agreement Signed in Rabat to Promote Urban Accessibility

Framework Partnership Agreement Signed in Rabat to Promote Urban Accessibility

A Partnership and Cooperation framework agreement was signed Tuesday in Rabat to strengthen the rights of people with disabilities in terms of urban accessibility.

Signed by Minister of Solidarity, Social Development, Equality and Family, Jamila El Moussali and chairman of Al Omrane Group board, Badre Kanouni, the agreement intends to contribute to urban and social development efforts and support the system of social welfare institutions.

Under this agreement, the Al Omrane group will develop, in cooperation with the Ministry, a label to encourage public services to promote accessibility.

Al Omrane group will also contribute, under the 2021-2022 action program, to efforts aimed at strengthening the system of social welfare institutions for children, by providing financial or material support to priority structures identified by a joint committee with the Ministry.

Speaking on this occasion, El Moussali stressed the importance of this partnership which is reflected in the effective implementation of some strategic axes dedicated to the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities.

This agreement, she said, reflects a roadmap to implement a joint action project, based on the experiences and expertise accumulated by both parties, to develop social projects and enshrine the principle of justice, equity, and equal opportunity.

For his part, Kanouni said that the Al Omrane group had in the past conducted its first pilot experience in the area of architectural and urban accessibility by carrying out accessibility works in its administrative premises, in addition to awareness-raising activities on the importance of this subject.

MAP 12 January 2021