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Dominican Republic Deems Autonomy Viable Proposal for Realistic Solution to Sahara Issue, Joint Statement

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 18:56

The Dominican Republic reaffirmed its respect for Morocco's territorial integrity, underlining that the autonomy plan submitted by Morocco is a viable proposal to ensure stability in the region and reach a realistic solution to the Sahara issue.

Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union Lauds Pivotal Role of HM the King in Defending Rights of Palestinians

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 18:54

The Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union lauded the pivotal role of HM King Mohammed VI, chairman of Al Quds committee, in defending the rights of Palestinians.

Speakers and representatives of Arab national parliaments and assemblies lauded the pivotal and pioneering role of His Majesty the King, Chairman of Al Quds Committee, in defending the rights of the Palestinian people, wrote the final statement of the 28th extraordinary session of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, held Saturday in Cairo.

Morocco, Dominican Republic Rely on Tourism & Air Transport to Develop Cooperation

Sat, 21/07/2018 - 00:26

Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy Mohamed Sajid held, Thursday in Casablanca, talks with Dominican Foreign Affairs minister Miguel Octavio Vargas Maldonado, on means to promote bilateral relations.

During the meeting, the two ministers stressed that the tourism and air transport sectors are key pillars for deepening the existing cooperation and friendly relations between the two countries.

MAP, Holding Marita Group Sign MoU to Develop International Media City Project

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 19:07

The Moroccan News Agency (MAP) and the Moroccan Holding Marita Group signed, Wednesday in Rabat, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the development of the International Media City (IMC) project.

Inked by MAP director general, Khalil Hachimi Idrissi, and Marita Group head, Rahhal Boulgoute, this MoU will enable the implementation of the IMC project, which will host the activities of media professionals by offering them high added value services.

Growth Revised Upwards to 3.6% in 2018 on Back of Good Performance by Non Agricultural Sectors, Official

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 19:05

Economy minister Mohamed Boussaid announced, Thursday in Rabat, that growth forecasts were revised upwards from 3.2 to 3.6% for the year 2018 thanks to the good performance of non agricultural sectors and a good crop year exceeding 100 million quintals.

Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Organization Lauds HM the king's Efforts to Defend Palestinian People

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 19:03

The Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) commended the efforts made by HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee, to defend the Palestinian people and their cause.

In a statement issued at the end of its meeting held Wednesday in Cairo, the Organization highlighted the influential role of the Kingdom of Morocco in defending the Palestinian people and their cause through the efforts of HM King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee.

Housing Minister Discusses in NY Upcoming Opening of UN-Habitat Office in Morocco

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 18:57

Secretary of state for housing Fatna El Khiel met, in New York, with executive director of UN Habitat Maimunah Mohd Sharif on the upcoming opening in Morocco of an office by this UN agency.

The meeting, held on the sidelines of the Ministerial Segment of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2018 (July 16-18), was an occasion to discuss preparations for the opening of the UN-Habitat Morocco office, El Khiel told MAP on the occasion.

Spain's Relationship with Morocco 'is Strategic because of Our Friendship', King Felipe VI

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 21:12

Spain's relationship with Morocco is "strategic" because of "our friendship", HM King Felipe VI of Spain said Monday in Seville.

This relationship is strategic “not only because we are neighbours and face many common worries, challenges and threats but also because of our friendship," the Spanish sovereign underlined at the opening ceremony of the 5th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES 2018).

"Our friendship is built from mutual trust, respect and strong cultural affinity," he added.

Morocco Takes Part in NY in Ministerial Segment of High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 21:09

Morocco is taking part in the Ministerial Segment of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development which kicked off on Monday at the UN headquarters in New York.

Morocco is represented in the three-day event, themed "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies", by an important delegation led by secretary of state for sustainable development Nezha El Ouafi and secretary of state for housing Fatna Lkhiyel.

HM the King Congratulates President Macron on French Team World Cup Win

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:24

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to president of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of the victory of the French football team in the world cup final in Russia.

In this message, HM the King extended to president Macron and the friendly French people his heartfelt congratulations over this remarkable win by the French football team against the national team of Croatia during the world cup final in Russia.

HM the King Congratulates French President on National Day

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:22

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to president of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, on the occasion of his country's National Day.

In this message, the Sovereign expresses, in his name and on behalf of the Moroccan people, his sincere congratulations and best wishes of health and happiness to Macron, and further progress and prosperity to the friendly French people.

HM the King Congratulates Sultan of Brunei on his Birthday

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 19:17

HM King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, HM Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, on the occasion of his birthday.

In this message, HM the King expresses his heartfelt congratulations and best wishes for good health, happiness and well-being to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, and continued progress and prosperity to the people of Brunei, under the wise leadership of the Sultan.

EU FMs Adopt Decision to Adapt Agriculture Agreement with Morocco Including Moroccan Sahara

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 22:43

The European Union Foreign Affairs Council adopted, on Monday in Brussels, a decision on the adaptation of the Association Agreement and the agriculture agreement with Morocco to include the Moroccan Sahara, a European source said.

This is a measure that is in line with the decision of the EU Court of Justice on the liberalization agreement of agricultural and other products issued on December 21, 2016, which is aimed at extending tariff preferences to the Moroccan Sahara, the source added.

Morocco Praises Consensus Built around Global Compact for Migration

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 19:15

Morocco commends the consensus built around the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the final text of which was endorsed, on Friday in New York, by the UN General Assembly, said Morocco's permanent representative to the UN, ambassador Omar Hilale.

Morocco, Caribbean Countries Set to Promote Cooperation

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 18:59

A large delegation composed of the Moroccan ambassador to Saint Lucia, Abderrahim Kadmiri, and director general of the Moroccan International Cooperation Agency (AMCI), ambassador Mohamed Methqal, including officials from the ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation as well as various ministerial departments visited several Caribbean countries on July 8-13.

Global Compact on Migration: Morocco Commends 'Historic Day for the UN, the World and Multilateralism'

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 18:56

The consensus built around the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, the final text of which was endorsed last Friday in New York by the UN General Assembly, constitutes "an historic day for the United Nations, the world and multilateralism," said Morocco’s permanent representative to the United Nations, ambassador Omar Hilale, in an interview with the American Television Network (ATN).