Measures to eliminate shortcomings and difficulties hindering the investment process
The bill amending and supplementing the Law No. 16-09 of August 3, 2016 on the promotion of investments was presented the day before yesterday at the weekly government meeting, which was held in Palis du Gouvernement under the chairmanship, according to a press release. from the Prime Minister’s Office, Aymene Benabderahman. “The new provisions proposed in the framework of the draft law are aimed at eliminating the identified shortcomings and difficulties that impede the implementation of investment activities, as well as at facilitating and simplifying the relevant procedures, but, above all, at resolving the tasks of reviving productive investments and bringing the legal framework regulating investments, in line with current economic conditions,” the press release reads. Stating that this draft text will be considered at the next meeting of the Council of Ministers in accordance, said the same source, in due course.
This meeting, chaired by the Prime Minister, also saw the presentation of a draft Executive Order to reorganize the status of the National Health Records Agency (Ands) to become the National Health Digitization Agency (Anns), a continuation of the Prime Minister’s Office press release. . The text, the same source noted, entrusts the new agency with tasks of a strategic nature, the purpose of which is to modernize the management of the health sector as a whole. Through the computerization and digitization of health care, human resource management, financial resources and equipment, according to a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office.
With regard to the youth and sports sector, a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office mentions the presentation of a report on the sports infrastructure approval process. In particular, the same source added football stadiums, as well as measures taken as part of the modernization of relevant infrastructures in accordance with the new criteria and conditions required by international sports federations, in terms of design and construction work. , as well as technical and safety standards.
Finally, with regard to the environment sector, the Governments present at the weekly meeting considered the bill amending and supplementing the Law no. 07-06 of 13.05.2007 on the management, protection and development of green spaces. It should be recalled that the aforementioned Law, a continuation of the same source, is aimed at introducing a real policy that promotes the expansion of green spaces, as well as the inclusion of these spaces in any building project, which is mandatory to be taken into account. in public and private urban planning and architectural research. “In order to facilitate and simplify the procedures governing this area, it is planned to transfer certain powers from the central administrations to local administrations in terms of issuing relevant administrative acts,” the press release of the Prime Minister’s Service notes, recalling that in accordance with the established procedures, this project text will be considered at a future meeting of the Council of Ministers.