In implementation of the High Royal Guidelines relating to the profound reform of the Public Sector and the creation of a National Agency in charge of ensuring the strategic management of State holdings and Public Establishments and Enterprises (EEP), the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Administration Reform, Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, chaired, on Monday, December 7, 2020, for this purpose a seminar organized at the behest of his department.
seminar was attended by Aziz RABBAH, Minister of Energy, Mines and Environment,
Mostafa TERRAB, Chairman and CEO of the OCP Group, Fouad BRINI, Chairman of the
Supervisory Board of the Tanger Mediterranean Special Agency , Mohamed Rabie
KHLIE, Director General of the National Office of Railways, Zouhair Mohammed EL
OUFIR, Director General of the National Airports Office, Badre KANOUNI,
Chairman of the Management Board of the Al Omrane Development Holding and Abderrahim
EL HAFIDI, Director General of the National Office of Electricity and Drinking
seminar was also attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Interior,
the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Green and Digital Economy, the Ministry of
Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, the Ministry of National Territory
Planning, Land Planning, Housing and City Policy, the Ministry of Tourism,
Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy as well as the National Company
of Morocco’s Expressways.
his speech, the Minister of Economy, Finance and Administrative Reform recalled
the overall context of the Public Sector reforms following the High Royal
Guidelines which constitute a solid basis for the implementation of new
governance and strategic management model for EEPs and the launch of an
ambitious economic recovery plan. This calls for a new approach to the public portfolio
by distinguishing between public enterprises having the character of joint-stock
companies, public commercial establishments which will be transformed into joint-stock
companies, on one hand, and non-commercial public establishments with or without
financial autonomy, on the other hand.
seminar was an occasion to present the main lines of the EEP reform project and
to give an overview of the future National Agency for Strategic Management of
State Holdings and monitoring of EEP Performance (missions, scope, governance,
etc.) and on the main sectoral holding companies offered in this context. It
was also an opportunity to discuss with the stakeholders in these two
structuring projects and the strengthening of their membership as well as for
the enrichment of the draft laws relating to these projects with a view to
their introduction into the approval pipeline.