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Morocco's Lower House, PARLACEN Express Determination to Strengthen Bilateral Cooperation

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 00:56

Morocco’s House of Representatives (lower house) and the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) expressed, Tuesday in Guatemala City, their determination to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

32nd Ordinary Session of AU Executive Council Kicks Off in Addis Ababa

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 00:33

The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) opened on Thursday in Addis Ababa, with the participation of Foreign Ministers of the organization’s member countries, including Morocco.

Morocco Spares No Effort in Combating Economic & Terrorist Crimes

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 20:20

Aware of the serious repercussions and the multiple scopes of money laundering and terrorist financing, as well as the scale of the resulting challenges, Morocco spares no effort in fighting economic, financial and terrorist crimes in all forms, and in setting up the necessary measures in order to eradicate their sources of funding, said, Monday in Rabat, head of government, Saad Eddine El Othmani.

2026 FIFA World Cup: Morocco to Present ‘High quality’ Bid, Head of Bid Committee Says

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 20:16

Morocco will present a ‘high-quality’ bid in its efforts to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, Chairman of Morocco’s Bid Committee, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, said Tuesday in Casablanca.

The belgian Foreign Affairs Minister started on Wednesday a two-day working visit to Morocco

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 19:20
Morocco Reiterates "Full” Support to Belgium’s Candidacy as Non-Permanent Member of UN Security Council: FM

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, reiterated on Wednesday evening in Rabat, Morocco's "full" support to Belgium’s candidacy as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.

Morocco Considers Use of Chemical Weapons as Violation of International Law Relevant Rules

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 19:18

Morocco considers the use of chemical weapons as a violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, Security Council decisions and relevant rules of international law, said, Tuesday in Paris, secretary of state to the minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta.

Morocco’s Ambassador to the US Holds Talks with President of National Press Club

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 19:14

Morocco’s ambassador to the United States, Lalla Joumala Alaoui, held talks on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., with President of the National Press Club (NPC) Andrea Snyder Edney, who was elected last week at the head of this prestigious institution founded in 1908.

Morocco, EBRD Sign MoU to Finance Green Projects

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 19:11

Morocco and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed, Wednesday in Rabat, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to prepare a co-financing product dedicated to green projects led by SMEs and VSBs (very small businesses).

Morocco Offers Huge Potential for Investment in Green Economy

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 19:08

Morocco offers huge potential for investment in sectors related to the green economy and, by virtue of its assets, notably stability, is a gateway to the African market, said, Wednesday in Rabat, visiting Finnish minister of Environment, Energy and Housing, Kimmo Tiilikainen.

HM the King Receives Several Foreign Ambassadors in Casablanca

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 09:41

HM King Mohammed VI received, Tuesday at the royal palace in Casablanca, several foreign ambassadors, who came to present their credentials to the Sovereign as plenipotentiary and extraordinary ambassadors of their countries in the Kingdom.

They are:

- Zakalia Kote, ambassador of Burkina Faso,

- Ezzedine Saïd Ahmed Al Asbahi, ambassador of the Republic of Yemen,

Minister of Agriculture in Brussels to Take Stock of Morocco-EU Cooperation

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 01:08

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Rural Development, Waters and Forests, Aziz Akhannouch, held talks on Tuesday in Brussels with European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella.

Talks focused on the strategic cooperation between Morocco and the European Union, in particular in the field of fisheries.

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Morocco Unveils its 2026 World Cup Bid Logo

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 01:01

Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid Committee unveiled Tuesday in Casablanca the official logo of its campaign to host the world’s biggest sporting event.

Morocco's Air Traffic Up 11.63% in 2017

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 19:15

Morocco's air traffic increased by 11.63% in 2017, with 20,357,866 passengers passing through the various Moroccan airports, said the national airports office (ONDA).

Liberian Pres. Lauds Solidarity & Cooperation with Morocco

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 19:11

President-elect of Liberia, George Weah, lauded on Sunday in Monrovia “the solidarity and cooperation that HM King Mohammed VI continues to promote at the African level".

HM the King Receives Five New Ministers Whom the Sovereign Appoints Members of the Government

Tue, 23/01/2018 - 07:21

 HM King Mohammed VI received, Monday at the royal palace in Casablanca, the five new ministers, in the presence of the head of government, whom the Sovereign appointed members of the government in accordance with the provisions of article 47 of the Constitution.

They are:

Abdelahad Fassi Fihri, minister of National Planning, Urban Planning, Housing and Urban Policy.

Saïd Amzazi, minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Anas Doukkali, minister of Health.

African Union: PRC’s 35th Ordinary Session Opens in Addis Ababa with Participation of Morocco

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 21:53

The 35th Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) of the African Union (AU) opened on Monday in Addis-Ababa, with the participation of Morocco.

Morocco’s Exchange Rate Flexibility to Improve Economy’s Capacity to Absorb Shocks & Preserve External Competitiveness: IMF

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 21:48

Morocco’s exchange rate flexibility will help further improve the county’s external position, enhance the economy’s capacity to absorb shocks, and preserve its external competitiveness, IMF Deputy Managing Director, Mitsuhiro Furusawa, said Friday in Washington.

Western Mediterranean Forum Meeting Lauds Role Played by HM the King as Chairman of Al Quds Committee

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 21:34

The 14th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as 5+5 Dialogue, held Sunday in Algiers, lauded the role played by Al Quds Committee, which is chaired by HM King Mohammed VI.

Morocco Will Not Accept Any Attack against Holy Places of Islam & Arab States: State Secretary

Mon, 22/01/2018 - 21:20

Morocco will not accept any attack against the Holy Places of Islam and the other Gulf and Arab States, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mounia Boucetta said Sunday in Jeddah.

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