The handover ceremony between Mohammed Sadiki, whom HM King Mohammed VI appointed Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests and his predecessor Aziz Akhannouch, took place in Rabat on Friday. . Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Akhannouch expressed his conviction that Mr. Sadiki will continue his dynamism and succeed in his work within the ministry thanks to his political and technical experience, in particular through his participation in the elaboration of the Green Morocco Plan. He also praised the laudable efforts of all ministry staff, partners and unions during the 14 years he led the ministry under the leadership of His Majesty the King. “The immense work, carried out over the years, has made it possible to offer the agricultural sector promising prospects and to make the various projects carried out successful,” said Mr. Akhannouch. He further underlined the need to continue efforts to further improve the situation of farmers and fishermen, to be at their service and close to them in order to solve their problems. For his part, Mr. Sadiki expressed his gratitude and gratitude to Mr. Akhannouch for having proposed him to the government team for the Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development and Water and Forests portfolio. “My appointment by HM the King is an immense honor for me. I am still moved by this royal confidence that I feel as a great responsibility and a duty, ”he said, expressing his total determination and his great motivation to be up to and up to the challenges that await Morocco. This ministry in its plurality is proud to be given as an example for the seriousness, the output, the effectiveness and the efficiency in terms of management and governance, as well as the impact in terms of declination of public policies, he congratulated. The handover ceremony took place in the presence of officials and executives of the various departments, directorates and public establishments under the ministry as well as representatives of professionals from the various departments.