Italian Cooperation In INDH Projects Is An Example To Follow
The Italian cooperation in projects under the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH) is an example to follow in the field, said, on Monday in Rabat, minister delegate to the Interior Minister Cherki Drais.
Drais, who received a delegation from the Italian Parliament, currently on a working visit to Morocco, said that the Italian cooperation was given concrete substance mainly through the direct contribution of 8 million euros, noting that under the provisions of the 3rd agreement on debt restructuring signed on May 13, 2009, the money was used to fund integrated projects as part of the INDH involving notably the fight against poverty in the rural area and the fight against social exclusion in the urban area.
Given the positive results and the strong impact of the INDH achievements on the targeted populations, Italy renewed its support for the Initiative through the amount of 12 million euros as part of its contribution for financing the INDH second phase 2011-2015 thanks to a new agreement on debt restructuring signed in 2013, the minister said.
The INDH, launched by HM King Mohammed VI in 2005, is a promising social project which represents the new philosophy of sustainable development based on participation and solidarity, and is aimed at combatting all forms of exclusion and precariousness, he added.
For its part, the Italian Parliamentary Delegation welcomed the program of decentralization development at the regional level and hailed the efforts of Morocco in the fight against terrorism and human trafficking.
MAP 02 June 2014