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HM the King Receives New PPS Secretary General

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 20:10

HM King Mohammed VI received, on Monday at Rabat Royal Palace, Mohamed Nabil Benabdellah, on the occasion of his re-election as Secretary General of the Progress and Socialism (PPS) Party.

02 July 2018

HM the King Receives New Secretary General of the Authenticity and Modernity Party

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 20:08

HM King Mohammed VI received, on Monday at Rabat Royal Palace, Abdelhakim Benchamach, on the occasion of his election as the new Secretary General of the Authenticity and Modernity Party (PAM).

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Morocco, a Pioneering Country in Renewable Energy

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 23:50

Morocco has become a pioneering country in renewable energy, and it has a systems approach in this area, said, Thursday in Rabat, Swiss minister of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications, Doris Leuthard.

Morocco, Key Partner for USA in Counterterrorism, US Deputy Secretary of State

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 19:27

Morocco is a key partner for the United States in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism, said, Friday in Rabat, United States Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, who is on a visit to the Kingdom as part of a regional tour (June 25-29).

"Morocco, which is one of our oldest allies in the world as shows our peace and friendship treaty signed in 1786, is a key partner for the United States as part of efforts to fight terrorism", Sullivan said at a press briefing after a meeting with foreign minister Nasser Bourita.

Morocco Opts for an Approach Based on Security & Human Rights Dimensions to Tackle Migration Crisis

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 19:24

Morocco has opted for an approach based on the dimensions of security, human rights and development to tackle the issue of migration, stressed Morocco's permanent representative to the African Union (AU), Mohammed Arrouchi, at a meeting of the Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the AU, held on the sidelines of the 31st African Union Summit in Nouakchott.

HM the king Addresses the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the AU (Full text)

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 19:22
 

 

HM King Mohammed VI addressed the 31st Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), which opened Sunday in Nouakchott.

Here is the text of the royal speech, read by minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita:

"Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government,

Your Excellency, the Chairperson of the AU Commission,

Your Excellencies,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Interior Minister, Spanish Peer Stress Need to Continue Counterterrorism Cooperation

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 19:22

Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit and his Spanish peer Fernando Grande-Marlaska held, Thursday in Rabat, a working meeting during which they stressed the need to continue fostering the Moroccan-Spanish counterterrorism cooperation.

 

Morocco and Spain are Not Only Friendly Countries, But Also Strategic Partners

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 19:19

Morocco and Spain are not only friendly and neighbouring countries, but also strategic partners linked by relations based on respect, dialogue and mutual trust, said, Thursday in Rabat, Spanish foreign minister Josep Borrell.

 

Morocco, Japan Determined to Strengthen Environmental Cooperation as Part of Tripartite Cooperation with Africa

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 19:46

 Morocco and Japan agreed, Wednesday in Rabat, on the need to make more efforts in the environmental field by taking tangible actions as part of Morocco-Japan-Africa tripartite cooperation.

This came in a meeting between secretary of State to the minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta, and Japan's State minister of the Environment, Tadahiko Ito, currently on a visit to the Kingdom to launch the first annual meeting of the African Clean Cities Platform (ACCP), which takes place on June 26-28 in Rabat.

Morocco, Indonesia Urged to Boost Economic Partnership, Official

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 19:41

Morocco and Indonesia are urged to boost their economic partnership, said, on Wednesday in Fez, head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani.

The head of government, who met with Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita on the sidelines of the second Fez-Meknes Economic Forum (June 27-30), praised the official and popular relations between Rabat and Jakarta, calling on businessmen in both countries to further develop these ties.

Head of Government Highlights Deep Moroccan-Gabonese Ties

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 19:37

Head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani highlighted, Wednesday in Fez, the deep Moroccan-Gabonese relations.

In a meeting with Vice President of Gabon Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou, on the sidelines of his participation in the second Fez-Meknes Economic Forum (June 27-30), the head of government underscored the African policy of HM King Mohammed VI and the priority Morocco gives to South-South cooperation.

El Othmani also highlighted the special status of the spiritual capital of the Kingdom for many African countries.

Serbian President Reiterates his Country's Support for Morocco’s Territorial Integrity

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 23:32

 Speaker of the House of Representatives Habib El Malki was received, Wednesday in Belgrade, by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, who reaffirmed his country’s support for Morocco’s territorial integrity.

HM the king : Morocco Reaffirms its Strong Commitment to Palestinian Cause, Marked by Unwavering Support & Full Solidarity

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 19:35

Morocco reaffirms its strong commitment to the Palestinian cause, marked by unwavering support and full solidarity, stressed HM King Mohammed VI, affirming that the kingdom has made to maintain its support until the Palestinian people regain their inalienable rights, which derive their legitimacy from international law, from facts on the ground and from historical evidence.

5th International Conference on Al-Quds Opens in Rabat

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 19:32

The 5th International Conference on Al-Quds, organized at the initiative of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, under the theme "The Question of Al-Quds after 50 Years of Occupation and 25 Years of the Oslo Accords", opened Tuesday in Rabat.

The opening ceremony of this international event, held for the first time in Morocco, was marked by a royal message read by minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita.

HM the King: Settlement of Al Quds Issue Requires Genuine Political Will, Concerted Efforts

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 19:18

The settlement of Al Quds Issue requires genuine political will, concerted efforts and the involvement of international sponsors, relying on their experience, clout, neutrality and the ability to exert influence, HM King Mohammed VI underlined.

Full Text of HM the king's Message to Participants in the Fifth International Conference on Al-Quds

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 19:04

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to participants in the 5th International Conference on Al-Quds, organized at the initiative of the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People, under the theme "The Question of Al-Quds after 50 Years of Occupation and 25 Years of the Oslo Accords", and which opened Tuesday in Rabat.

Here follows the full text of the speech that was read by minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita:

 
"Praise be to God

HM the king Offers Condolences to President Ouattara after Devastating Floods in Côte d'Ivoire

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 00:40

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of condolences and compassion to President of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Alassane Dramane Ouattara, after the deadly floods in Abidjan that claimed several lives.

In this message, the Sovereign expresses, on behalf of the Moroccan people and in his personal name, his sincere condolences and the expression of his compassion as well as all His solidarity in "this terrible ordeal" with the Ivorian president, the bereaved families and the brotherly Ivorian people.

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The Regional Meeting of Political Directors of Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 21:17

Counterterrorism: US Special Presidential Envoy Lauds HM the King's Ideology to Deconstruct ISIS

US Special Presidential Envoy for Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk highlighted, Tuesday in Skhirat, the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI in deconstructing the extremist organization's ideology.

Speaking at a press conference with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, the US official noted the "fundamental" contributions of the Kingdom of Morocco in efforts to fight the terrorist group since the start of the coalition campaign.

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