Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the

Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the earthquake in the Red City

May 12, 2024
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Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the

Flight traffic at Al Manara International Airport continued to maintain its normal pace, despite the devastating earthquake that struck the Kingdom, which reached a magnitude of 7 on the Richter scale. Through a visit to the international square, Jemaa El Fna, you will see signs of the return of life to the icon of the city of Marrakesh to appear little by little.

Fear prevailed immediately after midnight last Friday, but after it became clear that the city of Marrakesh was far from the epicenter of the earthquake, and that its hotels and all its vital areas remained safe, the fear of tourists from several countries such as the United States of America, England, Australia, and France dissipated, which was observed in the Mosque Square. Koutoubia and the surroundings of Dar Moulay Ali are surrounded by a fence that prevents approaching, as well as in the international square and the markets adjacent to it.

Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the

According to the statement of the head of the Regional Tourism Council, he said that this sector was affected immediately after the first pictures of the devastation that occurred in the Al Haouz province were transmitted. It was thought that this also affected Marrakesh, but as soon as the fog of this misleading promotion, which was carried out by part of the European media, cleared, it returned—soul to red city tourism.

The same spokesman confirmed that the reservations were canceled for the next two days, but after the truth about this earthquake became clear, flights resumed after visitors to the Palm City capital confirmed that it was far from the epicenter of this natural disaster, which was known in the rugged mountainous region of the High Atlas mountain range, after correcting the misleading news published by some media channels. Foreign affairs, thanks to what the Moroccan media did

Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the

In turn, an official source at Al-Manara International Airport explained that flights continued to maintain their frequency and did not witness any change, but it is difficult to know the number of tourists who went to this tourist destination, adding that no flights were canceled except those related to technical malfunctions.

A worker who works in the café sector pointed out that the fear of those working in the tourism sector in Jemaa el-Fna is natural, especially since it is the valve of the economy and the source of sustenance for many citizens, whether they are merchants, watchmakers, or others, adding that the turnout of tourists in Jemaa el-Fna Square is still slow compared to previous days. The strong blow of the Ighil earthquake caused great destruction and partially damaged some historical monuments in the city of Marrakesh, which explains the low turnout, which can be translated statistically as 30 percent.

Life returns to Jemaa El Fna Square after the shock of the

If the French anti-Moroccan media campaign has destroyed the body of the Kingdom of Morocco, a group of French media professionals and experts criticized President Macron for what he did at a critical moment, considering this to be uncalculated, immoral and inhuman actions because these difficult moments, such as natural disasters, require solidarity. Humanitarian.

To reassure the hearts of visitors to the Red City, civil initiatives organized a visit to Jemaa El Fna Square and worked with various nationalities to provide treatment for the wounded.

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