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Morocco, Spain Enjoy "Exemplary" Cooperation in Fight against Illegal Immigration and Terrorism, Says FM

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 21:24

Morocco and Spain enjoy an "exemplary" cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration and terrorism, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, said Wednesday in Rabat.

The cooperation between the security services and the interior ministries of the two countries is "a model of inter-regional cooperation," Bourita pointed out at a press conference with his Spanish counterpart, Alfonso Dastis, who is on a working visit to the Kingdom.

Morocco, Sudan Laud Long-standing Ties and Bilateral Cooperation Dynamic

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 21:21

Head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani and Minister in charge of the General Secretariat of the Sudanese Council of Ministers Ahmed Saad Omar, lauded the long-standing relations of friendship between the two countries and the dynamic of bilateral cooperation in the different fields.

Morocco To Host UN Conference of African Finance Ministers

Thu, 17/05/2018 - 21:19

Morocco was unanimously appointed to host the upcoming ministerial conference of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

The African Ministers of Finance, who met at the Commission's headquarters in Addis Ababa, on May 11-15, welcomed the offer to host the Conference made by Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance.

ADNOC, OCP Intend to Develop Global World-Class Fertilizers Joint Venture

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 02:26

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and OCP Group of Morocco (OCP) have agreed to explore the creation of a new global fertilizers joint venture, in a move that will accelerate the execution of both ADNOC and OCP's international strategies.

This proposed project extends the partnership already established through the existing long-term sulphur offtake agreement that was announced by the two firms in December 2017, said on Tuesday the two companies in a joint statement.

FM of Honduras Highlights Opportunities to Reinforce Cooperation with Morocco

Wed, 16/05/2018 - 02:18

Foreign minister of Honduras Maria Dolores Aguero highlighted, Monday in Rabat, the important opportunities to reinforce cooperation between his country and Morocco in many areas as trade and investment.

n a meeting with speaker of the house of representatives Habib El Malki, Dolores Aguero voiced her will to promote relations between Morocco and Honduras in the different fields of shared interest, hailing the formation by the said house of a Morocco-Honduras parliamentary friendship group.

Morocco, Dominica Discuss Means to Cooperate in Aquaculture

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 20:38

Morocco and Dominica are exploring the possibility of carrying out a joint project in aquaculture, said, Friday in Rabat, secretary of State for Fisheries, Mbarka Bouaida.

Dominica is "very interested" in Morocco's experience in aquaculture and it was agreed to explore the possibility of sending a technical mission to examine water quality and climatic conditions in the region for a joint project, Bouaida told the press after a meeting with Foreign minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Francine Baron.

HM the King Congratulates Nabil Benabdellah on his Reelection as Head of PPS

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 20:31

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to Mohamed Nabil Benabdellah following his reelection as Secretary General of the Party of Progress and Socialism (PPS).

In this message, the Sovereign expressed his wishes of success to Benabdellah in the fulfilment of the aspirations of the PPS members with a view to taking the party's rightful place within the national political landscape.

On this occasion, the Sovereign hailed the positive contribution of this political party to the national political and institutional process.

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Paris Knife Attack: HM the King Strongly Condemns Despicable Terrorist Act

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 20:27

HM King Mohammed VI has strongly condemned the knife attack that took place in Paris on Saturday night.

In a message to French President Emmanuel Macron, HM the King said he learnt with great grief the sad news of this "despicable terrorist act", in which one person was killed and four others were injured.

In this painful circumstance, the Sovereign expressed, in his personal name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, to President Macron, to the victims' families and to all the French people, his sincere feelings of compassion and his full solidarity.

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Luncheon Offered by HM the King on FAR Anniversary

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 03:12

Upon the orders of HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired, on Monday at the officers' mess in Rabat, a luncheon offered by the Sovereign on the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of the Royal Armed Forces, the FAR's General Staff said in a statement.

HM the King Sends Message to Palestinian President Over Implementation of US Administration's Decision to Recognize Al Quds as Capital of Israel

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 01:49

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to president of the State of Palestine, H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, following the implementation of the US administration's decision to recognize Al Quds as capital of Israel and move its embassy to it.

In this message, HM the King said that he is following with concern the implementation of the US administration's decision to recognize Al Quds as capital of Israel and move its embassy to it.

62nd FAR Anniversary: HM the King Addresses Order of the Day to Royal Armed Forces

Tue, 15/05/2018 - 00:13

On the occasion of the 62nd anniversary of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) addressed, on Monday, an Order of the Day to officers, non-commissioned officers and privates.

Sierra Leone's President Underlines Depth of Friendship and Cooperation Ties Between Rabat and Freetown

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 22:23

The new president of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio highlighted, Sunday in Freetown, the depth of the ties of friendship and cooperation between Morocco and Sierra Leone, hoping to further strengthen them for the benefit of both countries and peoples.

Speaking with speaker of the house of representatives Habib El Malki during his official inauguration ceremony, the new leader of Sierra Leone was thankful for the congratulatory message sent to him by HM King Mohammed VI after wining the presidential elections, and for Morocco's participation in the ceremony.

Speaker of Lower House Represents HM the King in Inauguration Ceremony of Sierra Leone's New Pres.

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 22:21

Speaker of the house of representatives (lower house) Habib El Malki represented HM King Mohammed VI in the official inauguration ceremony of Sierra Leone's new President Julius Maada Bio, on Saturday in Freetown.

The event, which took place in one of the country's biggest stadiums, was also attended by the head of state of Liberia George Weah, of Senegal Macky Sall, of Togo Faure Gnassingbé and of Guinea Alpha Condé.

Mass Support for Morocco's Autonomy Initiative at C-24 Seminar in Grenada

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 22:18

The Moroccan autonomy initiative for the Sahara was widely hailed and supported during the regional seminar of the Special Committee on decolonization (C-24) of the UN General Assembly, which was held in Grenada (the Caribbean) on May 9-11, 2018.
Mass Support for Morocco's Autonomy Initiative at C-24 Seminar in Grenada

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid Chairs Awarding Ceremony of 19th Hassan II Trophy of Traditional Equestrian Arts

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 22:12

HRH Prince Moulay Rachid chaired, Sunday in Rabat, the awarding ceremony of the 19th Hassan II Trophy of Traditional Equestrian Arts "Tbourida", organized on May 7-13 in Dar Es-Salam, under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.

At his arrival at the Royal Complex for Equestrian Sports and Tbourida Dar Es-Salam, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid was greeted by Moulay Abdellah Alaoui, president of the Moroccan Royal Federation for Equestrian Sports (FRMSE).