Dakhla Development Projects to Enhance Infrastructure, Boost Tourism


Rabat – Throne Day in Dakhla saw the launch of a series of significant socio-economic development projects. On Monday, July 30, projects ranging from an Institute of Music and Choreographed Arts to the rehabilitation of a neighborhood garden.

The projects aim to take advantage of the potential for economic growth in the southern region and stimulate its economy. 

The Wali of the region of Dakhla-Oued Eddahab, Lamine Benomar, accompanied by a number of civil and military figures, symbolically laid the first stone for the construction of an Institute of music and choreographic arts aiming to improve cultural infrastructure

Construction of the Institute has an allocated budget of MAD 14.43 million. This facility (​​2,060 square meters) is part of the implementation of the Southern Provincial Development Program (2015-2021).

On July 30, Benomar and the delegation officially launched construction work on two infrastructure projects, namely the development of the northern Dakhla Corniche and part of Al Walaa Avenue.

The first project, with a cost of MAD 14 million, aims to boost Dakhla’ s tourism assets. The Al Walaa Avenue project, with a cost of MAD 4.9 million, aims to enhance the city’s infrastructure.

The Wali also inaugurated the project to renovate the public lighting network of Mohamed Fadel Al Samlali Avenue. The project includes a new generation of electricity poles and energy-saving lamps, at the cost of MAD 1.4 million.

The completed rehabilitation project of Al-Irfane neighborhood garden (​​6,853 m2), which was realized in 12 months at a total cost of MAD 5 million, was also officially opened to the public on Throne Day.

The Wali inaugurated a similar project, the 2,775 square meters Al Ghofran Garden, which will be completed in five months at a total cost of more than MAD 1.75 million.

The Wali also granted an ambulance and a mobile medical unit for the benefit of the Regional Directorate of Health. The Regional Academy of Education and Training also benefited from a minibus for school transportation.