Moroccans can still travel abroad (Ministry of the Interior)

A concurring source from the Ministry of the Interior revealed that the competent Moroccan authorities have not decided on any restrictions on Moroccans wishing to go abroad. The suspension of flights only concerns travelers to the Kingdom and not those who want to leave Moroccan territory, the same source assured. In addition, in order to allow the return to Morocco of Moroccan citizens who actually reside in the Kingdom and who have been blocked following the suspension of flights, the Moroccan authorities will authorize, on an exceptional basis, passenger flights to the Kingdom. from the following 3 countries: Portugal, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. According to a press release from the Interministerial Covid Monitoring Committee, this operation, which will begin this Wednesday, December 15, concerns, exclusively, Moroccan citizens who actually reside in Morocco and who have recently left the national territory. The travel costs are the responsibility of the beneficiaries, specifies the same source, which affirms that a health protocol will be applicable as follows: 1. Each passenger must present, before boarding, a PCR test of less than 48 hours; 2. Passengers will be confined for 7 days in dedicated hotels, at the expense of the Moroccan government; 3. PCR tests will be carried out during the confinement period, every 48 hours; 4. Anyone who tests positive at the airport or hotel will be taken care of by the competent health authorities. It should also be noted that the Royal Air Marocain announced, Sunday, December 12, via its Twitter account, the organization of exceptional flights, with precise conditions, to Burkina Faso and Mauritania. The RAM specified that these connections will take place on the 17th and 18th of the month of current December, stressing that those concerned have all the latitude to inquire about the details of these flights through the portal of the national airline. Moreover, another reliable source recalled “that it had been decided to suspend flights to and from the Kingdom, for two weeks, on Sunday, November 28; from 11:59 p.m. until further notice. THE