Morocco Determined to Pursue Migratory Policy Minister

Rabat  – Morocco is determined to pursue its migration policy in the same spirit of humanitarianism and solidarity, and in respect for human rights, said Wednesday in Rabat minister in charge of Moroccans living abroad and migration affairs, Anis Birou.Morocco is a leader in migration policy, Birou told the press after a meeting of the National Commission for regularization and integration of migrants in Morocco, in accordance with the royal instructions concerning the immediate launch of the second phase of the integration of irregular migrants in Morocco.The presidents of several countries congratulated HM King Mohammed VI for this policy, the minister said at the end of the meeting, the first of this second phase. This phase is taking place in a context where Morocco and Germany are preparing to organize the Global Forum for Migration, he said, pointing out that Germany is a pioneer in this field in Europe, as is the case for Morocco in the south shore.The minister said the commission will hold a meeting with civil society, which, he said, is a key partner in the development and implementation of migration policy in Morocco.The offices of foreigners responsible for receiving requests for regularization under the second phase will be opened as of Thursday throughout Morocco’s provinces and prefectures, he added.This phase will capitalize on the success and achievements of the previous operation, initiated in 2014.King Mohammed VI gave his instructions for the immediate launch of the second phase of integration of irregular migrants, as was expected at the end of 2016. read more