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Morocco establishes night curfew during Ramadan

The Interior Ministry announces a ban on night travel from 1st Ramadan between 7:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m., as part of the strengthening of the state of health emergency during the holy month.

In a press release, the ministry stresses in this regard that citizens are strictly forbidden to move outside their homes or to be on the public highway during this time slot either on foot or aboard various transport vehicles, with the exception of people working or practicing in vital and essential sectors and activities.

During the night travel ban period, exceptional travel permits issued by local authorities and work travel permits issued by the public and private sectors will be suspended, the statement said.

While welcoming the spirit of responsibility and the strong support of citizens in respect of the various preventive measures that remain in effect throughout the day, the public authorities stress that the local authorities and security services will ensure the application of the measures strict control over anyone on the public highway outside of the restrictions announced in the press release, under penalty of legal proceedings under the provisions of the legislative decree relating to the state of health emergency and procedures of his declaration, in particular article 4, adds the ministry.

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