Eid Al-Adha: 4,350 exceptional authorizations to facilitate travel for travelers

The Minister Delegate in charge of Relations with Parliament, government spokesperson, Mustapha Baitas, indicated this Thursday in Rabat that 4,350 exceptional authorizations should be issued to facilitate travel for travelers during the Eid Al-Adha holidays. The government has taken a series of measures at bus stations to support the demand for road transport during this period, Baitas told a journalist during a press briefing after a Council meeting. government, meeting by videoconference under the chairmanship of the Head of Government Aziz Akhannouch. The minister explained that the number of coaches for the road transport of approved travelers amounts to 2,100, with a total capacity of 200,000 places per day, stressing that the government ensures the control of coaches through the department in charge of the sector. transport, which will be mobilized on this occasion, by preparing special control sheets for each coach before granting an exceptional authorization. Baïtas recalled that until June 5, nearly 160 exceptional authorizations had been granted, signaling that the demand would increase considerably during the three days preceding Eid Al-Adha. He pointed out that on the occasion of the previous Eid Al-Adha, 4,351 exceptional authorizations were granted to meet the exceptional travel needs during this period, noting that the next few days will see the granting of a similar number of authorizations. to meet growing demand. Regarding rail transport, the Minister indicated that a special program has also been prepared for all rail networks on this occasion, since 242 trains will be scheduled instead of 220 during a normal period, with a capacity of 150,000 seats. instead of 120,000.