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Tuesday 11 July 2017

Marhaba Operation: Over 27,000 Expats Return to Morocco via Bab Sebta

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Marhaba Operation: Over 27,000 Expats Return to Morocco via Bab Sebta

A total of 27,722 Moroccan expatriates returned to Morocco via Bab Sebta crossing point since the beginning of the 2017 Marhaba Operation on June 5 and until July 4, a customs source said.

During the same period of last year, 32,482 Moroccan expatriates returned to Morocco via the same crossing point (-14%).

The number of vehicles of Moroccans living abroad that returned to Morocco via this post on June 5-July 4 reached 5,335 (-16%), the source added.

During the same period, exit movement via the same crossing point involved 23,944 Moroccan expats (-15%) and 5,457 cars (-0.46%).

The "2017 Marhaba operation" is going smoothly thanks to efforts made by the different concerned departments, including the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity, the Royal Gendarmerie, the Police and the Customs services, according to the same source.

MAP 06 July 2017