This meeting, held between the Chairman of the Regional Council, Omar Moro, the Deputy General Manager of the Chinese CCCC/CRBC Group, Shi Xiaobo, and the Group’s commercial manager, Liu Qi, was an opportunity to review the state of progress of this major project.
According to a statement from the regional council, Mr. Xiaobo reviewed the stages of realization of this important project on the administrative and legal levels, as well as on the ground, underlining the progress of the operations dedicated to attracting Chinese investments in the area. industrial being created in Ain Dalia, near Tangier.
For his part, Mr. Moro expressed his firm will to ensure the success of this major investment project, calling on the Chinese side and the management of the Tanger Tech Development Company (SATT) to hold meetings regularly, to review the progress of the project and resolve any constraints that may hinder its implementation.
He said that Morocco is betting heavily on this project, in order to attract investment and create job opportunities.
It should be noted that a framework agreement was signed at the end of July in Rabat, for the realization of the Cité Mohammed VI Tanger Tech project.
This agreement was signed between the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Ministry of Equipment and Water, the Wilaya of the Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima region, the Regional Council, SATT, Bank of Africa, the Tanger Mediterranean Special Agency (TMSA) and the companies Beijing Zhonglu Urban Development Corporation, China Communications Construction Company LTD, China Road and Bridge Corporation LTD and CCCC Investment Company LTD.
The Cité Mohammed VI Tangier Tech project focuses on the creation of a sustainable, integrated and intelligent industrial city, with the objective of injecting a new dynamic into the economic activities of the Kingdom and consolidating its anchoring in the Euro- Mediterranean.
Located in the Communes of Laaouma and Sebt Azzinate in the Tangier Tetouan Al Hoceima region, this project, which covers a total area of 2,167 ha, will include an industrial acceleration zone (ZAI) with a total area of 947 ha. .
The project also includes a smart city with an overall area of 1,220 hectares, which will include service areas, residential, tourist and leisure complexes, as well as all the public infrastructure necessary for the proper functioning of the city.