Nearly 735,000 beneficiaries of programmes to combat illiteracy in Morocco

A total of 734,974 people have benefited from the programmes to combat illiteracy in Morocco.

This communication is done by the head of Government, Saad Eddin El Otmani, which on Friday 8 september the President of the 3rd meeting of the Board of the national Office for the fight against illiteracy (ANCLA).

The number of associations and civil society organisations joined ANCL saw an upward trend, ranging from 1300 to 2400 in 2016-2017 in 2015-2016, he noted.

Despite the reduction of illiteracy remain below expectations and the available data, however, he also deplored Morocco's development plans.

El Othmani called on all civil society organisations to participate in the upcoming National Conference to combat illiteracy.

The 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 years were marked by the widening of the base, preparing and printing of the training kit, the monitoring and implementation of assessments and the development of partnerships and international cooperation.

In the meeting was also presented the plan for the period 2017-2021, which is slightly modified in line with the program of the Government, reports medias24.