Moroccan businessman to build 200-m-tower near the Bou Regreg River

Posted on 7th March 2016

A leading Moroccan businessman plans to build a 200-m-tower in a strategic area near the Bou Regreg River, which runs into the Atlantic Ocean between the capital city of Rabat and Salé, said a report.

Othman Benjelloune, who was recently ranked by Forbes as the richest man in Morocco with a net worth of $1.9 billion for the third year in row, is the brain behind the ambitious project, reported Morocco World News.

The tower, to be built at an estimated cost of 1 billion Moroccan dirham ($100 million), is likely to be the tallest in African region, said a report, according to Tradearabia news report.

The 46-storeyed building will house smart offices equipped with the latest technologies besides upscale residential complexes and restaurants.

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