The development and rehabilitation works of the Aïn Asserdoune tourist site, launched a year ago with funding of around 33 million dirhams, are progressing well.
The Wali of the Béni Mellal-Khénifra region, accompanied in particular by the president of the Provincial Council of Béni Mellal and the president of the Commune of Béni Mellal, paid a visit to this site on Tuesday evening to inquire about the state of progress of the development and rehabilitation works of this tourist site, classified as national heritage since 1947.
The work focused in particular on the development and electrification of two pedestrian routes linking the Aïn Asserdoune site to Sidi Bouyacoub and Tamgnount as well as the construction of a cultural heritage museum, a reception center and information, a reading area and a prayer room.
The Palace of Aïn Asserdoune has also been the subject of development work to be able to host artistic performances, in addition to the construction of a panoramic café, the redevelopment of the site’s courtyards and water basins and the creation of a play area for children.
The Aïn Asserdoune tourist site development project is part of the implementation of the partnership agreement signed between the Ministry of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy, the of the Beni Mellal-Khénifra region, the OCP and the Moroccan Society of Tourism Engineering (SMIT).
Endowed with nearly 172 million dirhams, this agreement aims to promote several important tourist sites in the region in order to improve their attractiveness.
The development plan of the Aïn Asserdoune tourist site also provides for the planting of trees and plants of various types, the rehabilitation of the large park which covers an area of 20 hectares, the design of new spaces dedicated to families, as well as food outlets.