FNM and CGEM want to strengthen their collaboration to help promote the culture sector

Monday, December 13, 2021 at 10:01 PM Rabat – The President of the National Museum Foundation (FNM), Mr. Mehdi Qotbi and the President of the General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises (CGEM), Mr. Chakib Alj examined, Monday in Rabat, the means to strengthen their collaboration in order to contribute to the promotion of the arts and culture sector. Culture is a major lever for development, said Mr. Alj in a statement to the MAP continuous news channel (M24), calling for promoting its influence, especially in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic which has had repercussions on the sector. Recalling that the creation of the FNM is part of a structuring Royal project, Mr. Alj underlined that the CGEM actively contributes to the promotion of the arts and culture sector in the Kingdom through the federation of industries. cultural and creative. The president of the CGEM also called for the urgent mobilization of new resources to support the cultural actors who occupy an important place in the development model of Morocco. For his part, Mr. Qotbi praised the support of the CGEM to the arts and culture sector, especially in the current situation marked by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has strongly impacted the conditions of professionals in the sector. . The president of the FNM also underlined the role of culture as an essential factor for the economic and social development of the country, and to highlight the dynamism of the artistic and creative scene in its different facets. On this occasion, the CGEM delegation visited an exhibition by French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, who has traveled the world since the end of the 20s of the last century and left his mark on the history of photography.