Casablanca

Morocco Casablanca

Already by far Morocco’s largest city and its economic capital, Casablanca is currently going through a major period of redevelopment. Planned large-scale works include substantial improvements to infrastructure, construction and renovation of leisure and cultural facilities, and expansion of the public transport network to make the city a more attractive place for residents and tourists alike. Launched in late 2014, a major new growth strategy, the 2015-20 Casablanca Strategic Development Plan, outlines a vision for the city as a well-connected and inclusive financial centre that is also an appealing place to live and visit. New industries are also emerging in the city.

This chapter contains interviews with Abdelaaziz Omari, Mayor of Casablanca; and Mohamed Aouzai, Governor of Urban Agency of Casablanca.