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President Ouattara Reiterates Côte d'Ivoire's Support for Morocco's Accession to ECOWAS

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:27

Ivorian president Alassane Ouattara reiterated his country's support for Morocco's accession to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, stressing the importance for this regional organization to open up to other countries.

British Investment Minister Expresses Hope to Boost Trade with Morocco, after Brexit

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:25

British Investment minister, Graham Stuart, expressed, Friday in Rabat, his hope to boost trade with Morocco, in a context marked by the forthcoming exit of Great Britain from the European Union.

Speaking at a press briefing, held a part of his three-day working visit to Morocco, Stuart stressed the need to strengthen bilateral trade relations which "remain below the level to which both parties aspire", recalling that trade between Morocco and the United Kingdom increased by 36% in 2016 compared to 2015 with an overall volume of 3.5 billion dollars.

Close Security Cooperation between Morocco & KSA is Based on Total Awareness of Scale of Common Challenges in this Area (Minister)

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:23

The close security cooperation between Morocco and Saudi Arabia is based on a full awareness of the magnitude of common challenges in this area, as well as mutual trust and shared responsibility, said Moroccan Interior minister, Abdelouafi Laftit.

Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity: HM the King Launches Construction works of Addictology Centre in Benslimane

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:20

HM King Mohammed VI launched, Sunday in Benslimane province (Casablanca-Settat Region), the construction works of an addictology center, a solidarity-based project that reflects the High royal care for young people and His determination to protect them from any deviancy or social hazard.

HM the King Congratulates Pedro Sanchez on his Inauguration as Spain's Prime Minister

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:19

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message of congratulations to Pedro Sanchez on the occasion of his inauguration as Spain’s Prime minister.

In this message, the Sovereign expresses to Sanchez His heartfelt congratulations and sincere wishes of full success in his high office in the service of progress and prosperity of the friendly Spanish people.

HM the King Inaugurates Training & Integration Centre for Women & Youth in Mediouna Province

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:08

HM King Mohammed VI inaugurated, Saturday in Tit Mellil (Mediouna Province), a training and integration Center for women and youth, carried out by the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity for a total investment of 9 million dirhams.

A real springboard towards the socio-economic integration of young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, this structuring project opens up new prospects for the future of beneficiaries who will be able, thanks to qualifying training, to enter the job market and improve their living conditions and those of their families.

HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, to Chair Friday in Casablanca Fifth Religious Lecture of Ramadan

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 20:07

HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, will chair this Friday at Casablanca's Royal Palace the fifth religious lecture of the holy month of Ramadan, the ministry of Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery said in a statement.

Grand Mufti of Al-Quds : Moroccan Humanitarian Aid, an Act of Generosity Towards Palestinians in Critical Situation

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 19:58

The humanitarian aid sent by Morocco as an act of the support ordered by His Majesty King Mohammed VI for the benefit of the Palestinian people, constitutes a "hand of generosity" lent to the Palestinians in this critical situation, said the Grand Mufti of Al-Quds and Palestine, Sheikh Mohamed Ahmed Hossein.

Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity: HM the King Launches Construction Works of Social Centre for the Elderly in Mediouna

Thu, 31/05/2018 - 19:35

HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, launched, on Wednesday at the Lahraouiyine neighborhood in the province of Mediouna (Casablanca-Settat Region), the construction works of a social Centre benefiting the elderly, which will be carried out by the Mohammed V Foundation for Solidarity for a global investment of 10 million dirhams.

FM Underlines Need to Step up Cooperation between Morocco & Tunisia

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 23:51

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, underlined Tuesday in Tunis the need to develop cooperation mechanisms between Morocco and Tunisia.

Speaking at a press conference following his talks with his Tunisian counterpart, Khémaies Jhinaoui, Bourita said that the two countries are driven by a strong desire to enhance their relationship.

Morocco Strives to Overtake South Africa as Home of Africa’s Biggest Motor Industry

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 20:16

South Africa (SA) may be about to surrender its status as the home of Africa’s biggest motor industry to Morocco, South African newspaper "Business Day" wrote.

New investments in Morocco are forecast to push up the production, the source said, adding that Morocco has set an annual production target of 1-million vehicles within 10 years while SA is targeting 1.2 million by 2035.

The Kingdom has become a base for European exports and some Moroccan politicians are talking about turning the country into a production base for the whole of Africa, it added.

Morocco Takes Part in International Conference on Libya in Paris

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 20:14

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, took part on Tuesday in Paris in an international conference on Libya.

The UN-sponsored international conference brought together Libya’s Chief of Staff, Marshall Khalifa Haftar, Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives in Tobruk, Aguila Saleh, Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya, Fayez al-Sarraj and President of Libya High Council Khaled Mechri, in addition to the representatives of twenty countries, regional and Western powers and international organizations.

Institution of Commandership of the Faithful in Morocco, Guarantee of Peace and Security, Vatican Ambassador

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 20:05

The Institution of the Commandership of the Faithful is a pledge of peace, security and co-existence for Jewish and Christian people living in Morocco, said, on Monday in Rabat, Monsignor Vito Rallo, Ambassador of the Vatican Apostolic Nunciature in Rabat.

Paris: Morocco Reaffirms Commitment to Political Solution Enabling Libya to Regain Stability

Wed, 30/05/2018 - 20:03

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita reaffirmed, on Tuesday in Paris, Morocco's commitment to a political, consensual and lasting solution that would enable Libya to regain its stability, within the framework of its indivisible unity, irrefutable sovereignty and full and complete territorial integrity.

Written Message from President of Guinea-Bissau to HM the King

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 20:29

Upon high Royal Instructions, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, received, on Friday in Rabat, Dionisio Cabi, envoy of the President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, José Mario Vaz.

Cabi handed Bourita a written message from President Mario Vaz to HM King Mohammed VI, the ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement.

Morocco Takes Part in 108th Session of UNWTO Executive Council

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 20:25

State Secretary for tourism, Lamia Boutaleb, leads the Moroccan delegation that is taking part in the 108th session of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), which is held in San Sebastian, Spain, on 23-25 May.

Speaking on this occasion, Boutaleb highlighted the important role played by the tourism sector in the economic, social and territorial development of Morocco, as well as its significant contribution to the Kingdom’s macroeconomic balances.

Doyen of African Diplomatic Corps in Morocco Highlights Kingdom's Contribution in Emergence of Africa

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 20:23

Doyen of the African Diplomatic Corps in Morocco Ismaïla Nimaga highlighted, Thursday in Rabat, the Kingdom's contribution in the emergence of Africa and its efforts to address the continent's economic and social challenges.

HM the King Gives Instructions to Set up FAR Field Hospital in Gaza, Foreign Ministry

Mon, 28/05/2018 - 20:08

HM King Mohammed VI gave his instructions to set up a medical-surgical field hospital of the royal armed forces (FAR) in Gaza, on the Palestinian territory, said on Sunday a statement by the foreign affairs ministry.

This royal solicitude seeks to provide the necessary medical care to the civilian wounded and victims of the recent events that took place in Gaza, said the same source.