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Morocco’s Trade Deficit Down by 6.6% in January (Exchange Control Office)

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:56

Morocco's trade deficit decreased by 6.6% in January 2018 to 9.1 billion Dirhams (DH) against 9.8 billion DH a year earlier, the Exchange Control Office said.

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Morocco, Zambia Pledge to Enhance Cooperation in Infrastructure & Logistics

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 21:46

Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, Abdelkader Amara, held talks on Thursday in Rabat with Zambian foreign minister, Joseph Malanji, which focused on the means to foster cooperation between the two countries in the fields of infrastructure and logistics.

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Tunisia: Lower House Speaker Meets with Tunisian FM

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 08:55

Speaker of the House of Representatives (lower house), Habib El Malki, held, Thursday in Tunis, talks with Tunisian Foreign minister, Khemaies Jhinaoui, on ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation and activate the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU).

Emphasis was put on a set of constants about the diplomacy of both countries in the light of their experience and vision for the future, said El Malki at the end of the meeting.

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Morocco, Hungary Discuss Means to Boost Bilateral Cooperation in Several Areas

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 07:42

Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy Mohamed Sajid held, Thursday in Budapest, talks with Hungarian minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto, on means to strengthen cooperation relations in several areas.

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Speaker of Lower House Meets Tunisian Peer Over Maghreb Integration

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 07:03

Speaker of house of representatives (lower house) Habib El Malki met, Thursday in Tunis, with speaker of the assembly of people's representatives (ARP) Mohamed Ennaceur on Maghreb integration.

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Zambia Reaffirms Decision to Withdraw Recognition of Fake 'SADR', will Notify UN and AU, FM

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 07:01

Zambian foreign minister Joseph Malanji reaffirmed, Thursday in Rabat, his country's decision (dated July 9, 2016) to withdraw its recognition of the fake SADR and put an end to its ties with this entity, adding that this decision will be notified to the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU).

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Morocco Will Not Be Part of Any Agreement That Does Not Respect Its Full Sovereignty Over Its Territory, Official

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 06:59

Morocco will not be part of any agreement that does not respect its full sovereignty over its territory and will not accept, no matter what, any prejudice to this sovereignty, said, Thursday in Rabat, minister delegate for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson Mustapha El Khalfi.

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Morocco is Committed to its Partnership with EU, Will Discuss Results of CJEU Decision According to its Immutable values

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 06:49

Morocco remains committed to its partnership with the European Union (EU) and will discuss the results of the decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the basis of its immutable values, said minister delegate for relations with parliament and civil society, government spokesperson, Mustapha El Khalfi.

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Al Quds Status: Palestinians 'Very Grateful' to HM King Mohammed VI, Minister Says

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 01:17

Palestinians are "very grateful" to HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, for his commitment to the Palestinian issue and the preservation of the legal status of the occupied city, Palestinian foreign minister, Riyad Al-Maliki, said in Geneva.

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One in Every Five Children, Adolescents and Youth is out of School Worldwide: UNESCO

Fri, 02/03/2018 - 00:50

About 263 million children, adolescents and youth worldwide - one in every five - are out school, the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) said.

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CORCAS Head Holds Talks with Chilean Senate Vice-President

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 22:04

Chairman of the Royal Advisory Council for Saharan Affairs (CORCAS), Khalihenna Ould Errachid, held talks on Wednesday in Rabat with vice-president of the Chilean Senate, Guido Girardi Lavin, who is on a working visit to Morocco.

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Morocco Participates for First Time in Ghana International Trade Fair

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 21:30

The 22nd edition of the Ghana International Trade Fair opened on Wednesday in Accra under the theme “Industrialising Ghana, Creating Jobs”, with the participation of more than twenty countries, including Morocco which takes part for the first time in the event.

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Morocco, Bangladesh Express Willingness to Boost Bilateral Cooperation

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 08:32

Head of government, Saad Eddine El Othmani, and Bangladeshi Foreign minister, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, held, Wednesday in Rabat, a meeting during which they expressed their common willingness to give new impetus to cooperation between the two countries.

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Morocco Calls for New Momentum in Economic Relations with Bahrain

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 07:55

Speaker of the House of Representatives (lower house), Habib El Malki, called, Wednesday in Rabat, for a new momentum in economic and trade relations between Morocco and Bahrain.

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Morocco, EU Committed to Preserving Their Exceptional Partnership (Ambassador)

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 07:08

Morocco and the European Union are committed to preserving their exceptional partnership, "beneficial for both parties," said, Wednesday, Morocco's ambassador to the European Union, Ahmed Reda Chami.

"This is an exceptional, rich and multidimensional partnership that will develop even more," he told the representatives of the press accredited in Brussels.

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Morocco, Bangladesh Eager to Foster Cooperation

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 07:03

Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita and his Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali held, in Rabat on Wednesday, political consultations, an opportunity to review ways to strengthen relations between Morocco and Bangladesh.

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Morocco, Bahrain Determined to Reinforce Cooperation in Different Areas

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 07:01

Morocco and Bahrain reaffirmed their determination to reinforce bilateral cooperation in the different areas and continue coordinating their positions on all matters of shared interest.

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15 Killed in Egyptian Train Crash

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 01:00

At least 15 people were killed and 40 others were injured in a train crash on Wednesday in Egypt’s northern province of Beheira, the official news agency MENA said.

Two passenger carriages separated from one train and collided with a cargo train, the provincial security director told MENA.

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'Morocco in Abu Dhabi' to Kick off on March 6 in the Emirati Capital

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 00:51

The Emirati capital will host the third edition of 'Morocco in Abu Dhabi' on March 6-19, organizers announced.

The event, held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, will offer the opportunity to learn about Morocco’s authentic civilisation, culture and traditional heritage.

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1st Edition of Afrikonnect in Casablanca on March 22-23

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 00:25

The first edition of Afrikonnect will be held in Casablanca on March 22-23.

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