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Highlights – Board Meeting of 5 November 2018
The Board noted that the above-mentioned project aims to expand the capacity of Rabat Salé airport, improve the quality of service to passengers and users, and contribute to the tourism and economic development of the project's area of influence. Board members welcomed, among other things, the project's contribution to increasing the country's GDP, creating jobs and opening up Rabat. They were given assurances as to the alignment of the project with the "Industrialize Africa" Strategy, in terms of additionality and requested that Management submit a written response on Morroco risks exposure. Board members also called for special attention to be given to gender issues and environmental protection, with a more specific focus on promoting the use of clean energy. At the end of the deliberations, the Board approved the Rabat-Salé Airport Modernization and Extension Project.