Sunday, January 8, 2023 – 4:34 pm
Moroccan associations in Tunisia have read the response of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad to a written question from Parliamentarian Mohamed Sabari regarding the suffering of the Moroccan community in Tunisia due to high consular fees and what was included in the response of the minister in charge of the sector , on the adoption of measures to mitigate the effects of high fees, taking into account that the socio-economic situation of community members.
Moroccan associations in Tunisia expressed their surprise at the fact that the Minister for Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad did not mention the deteriorating socio-economic situation of members of the Moroccan community, given the delicacy of the fact that the Republic of Tunisia is going through.
In a statement, the same associations denounced the Moroccan government’s disregard for the severe deterioration in the purchasing power of the entire Moroccan community in Tunisia, warning of the plight of vulnerable segments of the Moroccan community in Tunisia as a result of a lack of a strategic vision to improve their situation.
The same message called on the Ministerial Committee for Moroccans Abroad and Immigration to take full responsibility towards the Moroccan community in Tunisia, especially towards vulnerable groups who live in a very difficult situation, according to the message.
The associations renewed their opposition to and condemnation of the government’s continued policy of stunning the call to prayer and ignoring the urgent, legitimate and urgent demands of the Moroccan community in Tunisia.