The Casablanca—Tangier high-speed rail line, an LGV that hosts the TGV, is the first high-speed rail line in Morocco, and also the first of it's kind in Africa. This was decided in November 2007 by the national government after a roadmap outlined in 2005 by Morocco's rail company ONCF. Wikipedia
Note -"Mitterrand continued to promote the new technologies initiated by his predecessor Valéry Giscard d'Estaing: the TGV high speed train and the Minitel, a pre-World Wide Web interactive network similar to the web. The Minitel and the Paris-Lyon TGV line were inaugurated only a few weeks after the election 1981. In addition, Government grants and loans for capital investment for modernisation were significantly increased."
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