ONEE chief exec sacked over project delays

A lack of progress at one of the Moroccan king’s pet projects appears to be only part of the reason for Ali Fassi Fihri’s sudden departure.

Abderrahim Hafidi, the general secretary of Morocco’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, was appointed interim chief executive of national water and electricity utility ONEE on 13 November, following the sacking of long-standing incumbent Ali Fassi Fihri.

Fassi Fihri was one of 24 public officials, including four serving ministers and five former ministers, to be...

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