23 Moroccan Beaches Obtain Blue Flag for 2015

Rabat – The international “Blue Flag” label was awarded by Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection, which is presided by Princess Lalla Hassna, and the International Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) to 23 Moroccan beaches out of the 28 candidates to the annual “clean beaches” program.The Blue Flag, a symbol of the exemplary quality of environment, values every year resorts and marinas, which undertake a permanent and sustainable tourism policy.In 2015, 23 beaches nationwide will flow the blue flag for the summer, says a release of the Mohammed VI Foundation for Environment Protection and FEE. The following sea resorts obtained the ecology label: Achakar, Arekman, Ba-Kacem, Oualidia, Oued Laou, Saidia, Sidi Rahal and Sol in the Northern coastline.In addition to Aglou Sidi moussa, El Moussafir, Essaouira, Foum loued, Imintourga, Oum Labouir  in southern Morocco.The sea resorts of the following beaches located on the Atlantic shores between Rabat and El Jadida: Bouznika, Skhirate, Haouzia, Ain Diab, Mme Choual, Safi, Souiria Lkdima and Cap Beddouza. read more

Land in the North needed for security will not be returned

He said that those lands will not be released but the owners will be compensated by being paid more than the actual land value.The Defence Secretary expressed these views at a press briefing in Colombo today. (Colombo Gazette) The Government says land in the North needed for security will not be returned to the owners.Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi said that land in some areas in the North are required by the military for security reasons.