PM announces university programme to boost digital sector

Morocco’s Prime Minister Aziz Akhannouch has agreed to implement an educational programme aimed at increasing the number of enrolments and graduates in digital fields in Moroccan public universities, writes Margarita Arredondas for Atalayar.

The measure was approved in accordance with the Royal High Guidelines that call for the country to take advantage of the digital transformation the world is undergoing, as reported by Le Matin. The agreement aims to increase the number of graduates in the digital sectors annually from around 8,000 today to 22,500 by 2027.

According to the Moroccan media, the new digital training courses will be available in 12 universities in the different regions of the Kingdom and include 144 new sectors in data analysis, digital technologies, cybersecurity, software development, metadata, artificial intelligence, etc.
Full report on the Atalayar site