Opinion divided over premier

August 2012
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;8/31/2012, Vol. 56 Issue 35, p26
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The article focuses on economic reforms in Morocco in 2012 and pressure on Islamist prime minister Abdelilah Benkirane to deliver on campaign promises. It states that the moderate Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) became the most powerful part of a coalition government in November 2011 and talks about efforts to reform fuel subsidies and the gradual pace of economic, political and social reforms. It mentions the PJD is struggling with high unemployment and political infighting.


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