City Council: The governor of Casablanca refuses to appoint a critical architect
Mohamed Mahdia, the new governor of the Casablanca-Settat region and governor of the Casablanca prefecture, refused to confirm his visa for the appointment of a new first vice president of the Casablanca City Council, charged with managing urban development, planning the use of lands and municipal properties. And for good reason, the person in question will have a bad history. This article is a journalistic review taken from the daily Al-Sabah newspaper.
Mohamed Mahdia, the new governor of the Casablanca-Settat region and governor of the Casablanca prefecture, expressed in a letter addressed to Nabila Rmeili, mayor of the city of Casablanca, his categorical refusal to approve the appointment of a new first vice-president of the city council, responsible for city planning and planning the use of lands and municipal properties.
In its Monday, November 13, issue of the Arabic-language daily The gang He explains that this rejection, which was communicated to Nabila Al-Rumaili through a six-line letter, signed by the Secretary-General of the state, was justified by the fact that the said candidate for the position was already the subject of several search notices following the numerous complaints against him, filed by real estate developers and investors. In reality, “It would subject complainants to official blackmail every time they applied for a building permit, and deliberately delay the release of building plans and other relevant administrative files that were not delivered on time.
The gang It is noteworthy that this architect, whose name was not mentioned, joined the Casablanca City Council in 2014, after being dismissed from the Tit Mellil group.
Mohamed Sajid and Abdelaziz Al Omari, the former mayors of the city of Casablanca, tried to give him a new opportunity to prove and highlight his skills in the field of urban planning. A wasted effort, as she failed to establish herself in this important direction within the city council, as she was eventually dismissed by the former mayor of Casablanca.
Just last month, the architect reappeared in the city council under the leadership of some people close to Nabila Al-Rumaili, he explains. The gang. But this return attempt was greatly appreciated by the employees of the City Planning Department within the City Council, who were paralyzed by fear of the return of this architect.
This situation was the reason for the intervention of the General Inspectorate of Territorial Administration, which questioned the poor ranking of the city of Casablanca, behind Rabat and Marrakesh, in terms of the quality and speed of issuing building permit applications.
The governor’s refusal to ratify this appointment prompted many elected officials to demand the opening of an investigation with the aim of determining who is behind the return of this architect, hated by real estate developers and investors, and determining the party that employed her during her term. Previous job in the City Planning Department.
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