A major tourist project on the rails in Dakhla

Fatim-Zahra Ammor inquired about the progress of the projects Fatim-Zahra Ammor inquired about the tourist dynamics of the city of Dakhla. The Minister of Tourism, Crafts and the Social and Solidarity Economy made field visits to several tourist and craft sites and projects underway in the city on Saturday. This visit is part of the acceleration of tourism projects of the development program signed between the Moroccan Society of Tourism Engineering (SMIT), the Department of Tourism and the Regional Council, the aim being to improve the attractiveness of the region. Dakhla-Oued Eddahab and to further develop its tourist and entertainment offer. At the Foum Labouir corniche, the Minister followed explanations on the concepts and the consistency of these projects, relating to the development of the cornice and the project relating to the Tourist Reception and Orientation Center, near Dakhla Airport aimed at informing visitors about the tourist offer and services in Dakhla and its hinterland, whose work progress is 45%, for an investment of 1.05 MDH. It is also an ecological spa resort at kilometer point 35 in the municipality of El Argoub, whose studies are being updated, spread over an area of ​​1 ha, requiring a total amount of approximately 11 MDH. In the same area, the studies of the agricultural complex of local products called “Maison de la Chamelle” have been completed, on a plot of 580 m2 (4.58 MDH), thus offering a framework for the promotion of cooperative action and income generating activities. The Minister also followed explanations on the ecological accommodation project in Tawarta with a capacity of 10 bungalows (4.2 MDH) and an ecolodge of 8 bungalows in Imlilil (3 MDH), whose studies have been completed, in addition to an ecological accommodation project under study in Bir Gandouz of 25 chalets (15 MDH). Among these projects is also the tourist interpretation center on nomadic life over 500 m2 (1.9 million dirhams) in the municipality of El Argoub, whose work progress is estimated at 15%, with the aim of raising awareness , informing and training the public in the tangible and intangible heritage linked to the life of nomads. Similarly, Ms. Ammor went to a hotel unit in Foum Labouir which will be operational at the end of the year and which covers an area of ​​5 ha, with a capacity of nearly 200 beds. Subsequently, the Minister and the delegation accompanying him visited the project of the Vocational Training Center of Handicrafts, whose works have been completed and in the preparation phase of calls for tenders relating to equipment. Mobilizing an amount of 12 MDH, including 6 MDH as a contribution from the Regional Council, this institute which is part of the integrated development program of the region (Axe of crafts) is built according to the standards of Moroccan architecture. authentic and modern, making it possible to train suitable profiles for the local and regional market and to strengthen South-South cooperation in terms of continuing education. In addition, Ms. Ammor had visited on Friday the handicraft complex in Dakhla, which is intended to be a privileged space for craftsmen in order to highlight the richness and authenticity of the local heritage and to promote handicraft products and of the social and solidarity economy.