Maroc Telecom Gives Scholarships to Outstanding Baccalaureate Students

By Asmae NasriRabat- Maroc Telecom, a pioneering telecommunications company, paid tribute to 150 baccalaureate students on September 8th. Sixty-six of the beneficiaries were sons and daughters of its employees. The celebration was held in the company’s social center in Hay Riad in Rabat. The head of the company’s administrative council, Abdslam Ahizoun, gave the opening remarks for the ceremony. “By giving these scholarships, our company wants to encourage the young students who are thirsty for knowledge to embrace the values of perseverance and diligence,” he said.Ahizoun reminded the audience that since the inauguration of this “Imtiyaz” initiative in 2005, Maroc Telecom has given 1200 scholarships to Moroccan baccalaureate students from all sixteen regions.Encouraging youth is one of Maroc Telecom’s priorities. Ahizoun said, “Investing in human capital in order to build a better Morocco is one of our priorities, it is a crucial element in our policy”.Edited by Jessica Rohan