Amcham Board, Polydesign Systems President Julianne Furman, hosts Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Desrocher.

On behalf of the Amcham Board, Polydesign Systems President Julianne Furman, had the opportunity to host Ambassador Bush and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Desrocher at a lunch, attended by another Tangier-based Amcham member company, Mohamed Ali Saidi, General Manager of Lear Corporation, as well as the President of the Tangier-Tétouan Chamber of Commerce and member of Parliament, Omar Moro, on Friday, 22 April. Secretary Desrocher was very interested in the local business environment and economic prospects for businesses in the region, as well as the advantages offered by Tangier Free Zone. Responding to questions from Moro on how to attract additional American businesses, the Ambassador highlighted the need for rule of law to be respected, as well as for the judicial process to work efficiently. Ms. Dana Mansuri, Director of USAID, Colonel Andy Hamann, Defense Attaché, and Christopher Hattayer, Deputy Political Counselor, also attended, and took part in an animated discussion on priorities for Morocco¹s development, namely the importance of
education.