The head of government calls for pooling efforts to succeed in the generalization of social protection

MOROCCO, February 21 – Head of government Aziz Akhannouch pleaded, on Friday in Rabat, for pooling the efforts of all the ministerial departments concerned to achieve the generalization of social protection.

In a statement to the press after a meeting of the steering committee for the operationalization of the large-scale social protection project, Akhannouch underlined the role incumbent on all the ministries involved in this important royal project relating the generalization of social protection, in terms of membership of farmers, craftsmen and other professionals concerned.

In this regard, he referred to the promulgation of 14 decrees relating to a certain number of professions, pending the adoption of 4 other texts, stressing the importance of deploying more efforts to ensure the adherence of self-employed workers to the system of social protection.

He also welcomed the adherence of the professionals concerned to the National Social Security Fund to benefit from the medical coverage scheme.

Akhannouch said that this meeting was also an opportunity to examine ways to strengthen the contribution of the Medical Assistance Scheme (RAMED) to the achievement of social protection.

MAP February 18, 2022

Joel C. Hicks