A French farmers' union has asked the Council of State to reach a decision on trade policy concerning fruit and vegetables produced in the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The issue was ruled on by the European General Court last year.
To speed up stowage in the kingdom's disputed territory, Morocco's national ports agency (ANP) is carrying out several projects in this area, from the deep-water Dakhla Atlantic port to the fishing port at Lamhiriz.
The world's biggest private water provider is keen for its Casablanca subsidiary Lydec to extend its municipal contract until 2027. It has given ex-SNCF boss Guillaume Pepy the job of ironing out disputes with the city council and the interior ministry.
Hicham Dlimi, a representative of the youth faction of Agriculture and Fishing Minister Aziz Akhannouch's RNI (Rassemblement national indépendant) party and son of former wali, El Gheilani Dlimi, is expanding his business to Dakhla.
The national electricity board has commissioned Cegelec, a subsidiary of French group Vinci, to connect Laâyoune in Western Sahara to the national grid. This line will be used to offload electricity from the Sahrawi power plants of Mohammed VI's company Nareva.
Construction Management Services, run by the king's former steward Zouhair Fassi-Fehri, is to build two giant shopping centres for the Marjane hypermarket chain, a subsidiary of the Al Mada royal holding company.
Mounir El Majidi, the king's private secretary and business manager, is building a business empire of his own through contracts with royal holding company Al Mada. His brother Mahdi El Majidi and his former aide Zouhair Fassi-Fehri are following his example.