His Majesty King Mohammed VI commenced significant community projects meant to expand youth’s sports and cultural capacities, lower criminal behavior and school dropout percentage, safeguard communal memory and strengthen medical and community offer.
These will cost 40 million dirhams projects and in line with HM the King’s efforts to advance and promote community-based policy, intensify community projects, endorse a complete and sustainable human enhancement and bolster basic infrastructure in the city.
His Majesty began in the Ben M’Sik prefecture the building works of an Indoors Semi-Olympic Swimming Pool, a Drama Training Center, a War Veterans Cultural and Museum Center and a Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases Treatment Center at the Errahma II neighborhood in the Dar Bouazza urban community.
The sovereign also commenced in Ben M’Sik the “Shabab” Park after its redevelopment with the total cost of 15.4 million dirhams.
The indoors swimming pool will be constructed over a surface area of 13,500 m2 within a period of 18 months. It will comprise mostly management office, a reception area terraces, changing-rooms and a semi-olympic pool.
This project is an association between the national initiative for human development (INDH), the ministry of youth and sports, the council of the greater Casablanca region and Casablanca urban commune.
As for the Drama Training Center, it will support the recipients enhance their resourcefulness and thoughts, and get pedagogical and communication means to combine the job market.
The 900-m2 facility will span eight months under an association between the INDH, the council of the greater Casablanca region and Casablanca urban commune.
The War Veterans Cultural and Museum Center will house objects, scale models and posters as a proof of battle movements during colonial period. The 550-m2 center will be opened to the public in 8 months. It is started by the INDH, the council of the greater Casablanca region and Casablanca urban commune.
Regarding the Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases Treatment Center, it will enlarge around 400 square meters and will be completed by the health ministry in collaboration with Dar Bouazza. It is intended at strengthening and expanding the city’s medical services.
As for the “Shabab” Park, it is meant to boost the city’s pleasant appearance, develop local population’s way of life and watch over the environment. It will proffer the citizens an area for entertainment, leisure and spare-time activities.
The 5-hectare park hosts five mini football fields with artificial turf, kids’ pedagogical garden, playgrounds, a fitness area and a hiking circuit. It was undertaken as part of the INDH in collaboration with the youth and sports ministry, the council of the greater Casablanca region, Casablanca urban commune and Casablanca prefectural council.