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HRH Princess Lalla Meryem Chairs in Marrakech Kids' Vaccination Operation, Ceremony to Present Results of 30 Years of Action in Serving Children Vaccination Right

Thu, 01/02/2018 - 21:30

 

Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Meryem, chairperson of the National Observatory for Children Rights (ONDE), chaired, Wednesday at Zerktouni health centre in Marrakech, the kids' vaccination operation and the ceremony to present the results of 30 years of action in serving children vaccination right.

Lower House, Chilean Deputies Chamber Keen to Share Legislative Expertize

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 22:34

The house of representatives (lower house) and the Chilean Chamber of Deputies agreed to coordinate their activities and share their expertize in the legislative field under a framework cooperation agreement, inked on Tuesday in Rabat.

Morocco Succeeded in Establishing Sustainable Energy Model Under HM the King's Leadership, Minister

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 22:10

Morocco has succeeded, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, in establishing a sustainable energy model based on clean energy and energy efficiency, said, on Tuesday in Geneva, Minister of Energy, Mining and sustainable development Aziz Rebbah.

Introduction of Greater Exchange Rate Flexibility, “Very Good” Decision of Morocco’s Government

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 22:02

The introduction of greater exchange rate flexibility is a "very good decision" of the Moroccan government, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, said Tuesday in Marrakech.

Arab World Countries Face Great Challenges as Demographic Transition, Head of Govt.

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 21:46

The countries of the Arab world face great challenges including the demographic transition and the new needs and expectations it generates especially among young people and women, said, on Tuesday in Marrakech, head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani.

Decision Taken at 29th AU Summit on Sahara Issue "Still Valid"

Wed, 31/01/2018 - 02:11

The decision N 653 taken at the 29th African Union (AU) Summit, held in Addis Ababa in July 2017, on the Sahara issue, "is still valid and continues to serve as the reference," Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said.

Bahrain's King Highlights HM King Mohammed VI's Efforts to Promote Cultural Sector

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 23:55

King of Bahrain Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa highlighted efforts made by HM King Mohammed VI to promote the sector of culture and the importance he gives to preserving the Moroccan cultural heritage.

30th AU Summit: Morocco Awarded for Implementation of Malabo Declaration Commitments

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 21:24

Morocco was awarded on Monday in Addis Ababa by the African Union (AU) for its performance in the implementation of the Malabo Declaration on Accelerated Agricultural Growth and Transformation for Shared prosperity and improved Livelihoods.

HM the King Suggests Setting up of African Migration Observatory and Creation of Post of AU Special Envoy for Migration

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 21:06

HM King Mohammed VI has suggested, in the framework of the African Agenda on Migration, to set up an African Migration Observatory and to create a post of AU Special Envoy for Migration.

Morocco, Under HM the King's Leadership, Sets Example for Peace Between Palestinians and Israelis, National Interest

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 20:54

Morocco, under the leadership of HM King Mohammed VI, has set an example for coexistence which could inspire a lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis, wrote US magazine "National Interest".

Full Text of HM the King's Message to 30th AU Summit

Tue, 30/01/2018 - 00:45

HM King Mohammed VI addressed a message on Monday 29 January 2018, to the 30th African Union Summit, held in Addis Ababa.

Here follows the full text of the Royal message that was read out by head of government, Saad Eddine El Othmani.

“Praise be to God

May peace and blessings be upon The Prophet, His Kith and Kin

UK, Morocco Share Same Values of Good Governance, Tolerance & Institution-building

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 23:01

UK minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, said, Friday in Rabat, that his country and Morocco share the same values of good governance, tolerance and institution-building.

Ministry for Moroccans Living Abroad 'Closely Follows' Developments of Murdering Young Moroccan in the Netherlands

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 22:34

The ministry for Moroccans Living Abroad and Migration Affairs said it is "closely following," in coordination with the Kingdom's diplomatic representations in The Hague and Amsterdam, the developments of the assassination in the Netherlands of young Moroccan Mohamed Bouchikhi.

Addis Ababa: Morocco Participates in African Union 30th Summit

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 22:19
Morocco participates in the 30th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), which opened Sunday in Addis Ababa.

The Moroccan delegation to this event, held under the theme "Win the fight against corruption: a sustainable path towards the transformation of Africa," is led by head of Government, Saad Eddine El Othmani, who represents HM King Mohammed VI.

Moroccan Economy Expected to Grow by 4.6% in 2017 against 1.2% in 2016, Minister Says

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 22:07

Morocco's economy is expected to grow by 4.6% in 2017 compared to 1.2% in 2016, Minister of Economy and Finance, Mohamed Boussaid, said here on Friday.

HM the King Chairs Ceremony to Present Regional Implementation of 2014-2020 Industrial Plan in Souss-Massa Region, the Signing of Eight Agreements & Related Protocol

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 20:41

HM King Mohammed VI chaired, Sunday in Agadir, the presentation ceremony of the regional implementation of the 2014-2020 Industrial Acceleration Plan in the Souss-Massa region and the signing of eight agreements and a related protocol.

Statement by the Royal Office

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 11:07

 

Here is a statement by the royal Office:

"HM King Mohammed VI chaired, this Friday at the royal palace in Casablanca, a working session devoted to the examination of the progress of the implementation by MASEN of the plans of development of renewable energy of the Kingdom, as well as to the evaluation of their different phases of realization.

African Union Summit: Nigeria Hails Morocco's ‘very important role’ in Favor of Africa

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 20:30

Nigeria lauded on Thursday in Addis Ababa the "very important role" played by Morocco in favor of Africa.

Morocco Has Firm Willingness to Handle in 'Responsible & Rigorous' Way Human Rights Issue

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 20:21

Morocco's willingness is firm in remedying shortcomings in the field of human rights and in handling responsibly and vigorously this issue, said, Thursday Rabat, minister delegate for Relations with Parliament and Civil Society, spokesman for the government, Mustapha El Khalfi.

Moroccan Authorities Reject False Allegations Contained in HRW's Annual Report on Human Rights Situation in Morocco

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 20:15

Moroccan authorities expressed, on Thursday, their rejection of the false allegations contained in the Human Rights Watch (HRW) Report 2017 on the human rights situation in Morocco.

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