Polish Businesses Keen on Investing in Sahara – Head of Economic Mission –

Several Polish businesses are keen on investing in the southern provinces, said the head of the Polish Economic Mission in Morocco, Robert Jedrzejczyk. Discussing the recent visit of the economic mission in the Kingdom including Laayoune and Dakhla, Jedrzejczyk who led representatives of eight companies operating in the fields of energy, aeronautics and medical transport and firefighting, hailed the socio-economic progress made in the southern provinces. “An economic hub is emerging in southern Morocco which will benefit the millions of people living in the African continent,” he noted in an interview with the Polish electronic newspaper “INN Poland”, adding that “the largest transshipment port in Africa is being built in Dakhla and a powerful infrastructure is also under construction dedicated to future production plants.” In the light of the major projects in progress, the region will become in the coming years an economic hub similar to Dubai, Hong Kong, or Singapore, Polish companies are interested in this economic growth, an opportunity to enter the African market, he added. Jedrzejczyk highlighted the strategic position of the Kingdom, its proximity to Europe and privileged partnership with the EU, stressing the need to further encourage investment in the southern provinces.