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Morocco Makes Donations to Sierra Leone, Liberia To Stem Ebola

Rabat - Morocco has dispatched royal donations to Sierra Leone and Liberia in support of international efforts aiming to stem the spread of the Ebola virus. “Upon King Mohammed VI's instructions, Morocco has dispatched royal donations to the republics of Sierra Leone and Liberia,” the Health Ministry said in a statement. "These humanitarian aids, consisting of 12 tons of medicines and medical equipment, inc ...

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Moroccan FM Holds Talks With Chinese Counterpart

Beijing - Morocco's minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar held talks Wednesday in Beijing with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. The Chinese chief diplomat expressed his country's "full understanding regarding the compelling health reasons" which were behind the postponement of HM the King Mohammed VI 's official visit to the Asian country, which was due to start on Thursday,  Mezou ...

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China Says it “Fully Understands” Postponement of King Mohammed VI’s Visit: Official

Beijing - The Chinese government said it "fully understands" the reasons behind the postponement of King Mohammed VI's visit to Beijing, which was due to start on Thursday. "Moroccan authorities informed us about the decision to postpone HM King Mohammed VI's visit to China after the Sovereign has contracted acute influenza syndrome with 39.5 degree fever, complicated by bronchitis," a spokesman of the Chin ...

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Second World Human Rights Forum, International Recognition of Morocco’s Achievements: Hilale

New York - The holding of the second edition of the World Human Rights Forum next week in Marrakech is in itself an international recognition of the Kingdom’s human rights achievements, Morocco’s ambassador to the UN, Omar Hilale said. Morocco earned the privilege to organise this event which represents "in itself an international recognition of its achievement" thanks to its reach out to human rights and c ...

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Morocco, France to Strengthen Their Military Cooperation

Rabat  -  the General de Corps d'Armée Bouchaib Arroub, Inspector General of the FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone met Monday at the FAR General Staff headquarters in Rabat Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Staff of the French Navy. The talks focused on assessing the Moroccan-French military cooperation, particularly at the level of the navy and means of developing this cooperation to the level of partne ...

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King Mohammed VI’s Visit To China Postponed For Health Reasons

Rabat  -  King Mohammed VI's official visit to China scheduled as of November 27 has been postponed for health reasons, the ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery announced in a statement. The official visit of King Mohammed VI to the People's Republic of China, which was due to start on 27 November 2014 "is postponed for health reasons", the ministry said in a statement. The King's perso ...

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Morocco: Parliament to Adopt Electronic Cards to Prove Presence of MPs

Rabat - The Moroccan House of Representatives has decided to adopt new measures to prove the presence of its members at a time the rate of absenteeism within the legislative branch has gone through the ceiling. Following its meeting on Monday, the executive office of the House of Representatives has decided that the members of the Lower House will have to prove their presence with the help of electronic car ...

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South Korea Seeks To Strengthen ‘Exemplary Cooperation’ With Morocco

Rabat - South Korea is set to consolidate its "exemplary cooperation" with Morocco, which is a "traditional partner" for us, said South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won on visit to Morocco, the first of its kind since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1962. Hong-won, who hailed the quality of friendship and cooperation relations between the two countries for over hal ...

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Morocco power projects light up with funding boost: OBG

London  -  Morocco secured $3.4bn in international financing this autumn for an ambitious spate of power projects aimed not only at supplying the Kingdom’s increasing demand for electricity, but also with a long-term plan to export surplus renewable energy to Europe, said Oxford Business Group. The three latest agreements – which involve investors from South Korea, France, Japan and China – will fund the co ...

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Floods in southern Morocco: Spain Condoles Morocco

Madrid- The Spanish government has expressed its condolences to Morocco following the floods that ravaged this weekend some southern regions of the kingdom, causing the death of 32 people. "Spain regrets the serious damage caused by intense storms over the weekend in southern Morocco, particularly in the region of Guelmin, leading to the loss of at least 8 lives, the disappearance of several dozen people an ...

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Rabat Holds Model United Nations in Africa

Rabat - Rabat, the capital city of Morocco, hosted from November 16 to 19 the only Model United Nations conference in Africa.  The theme of the second annual Model United Nations (MUN) Morocco was new challenges of human rights. The conference was organized by National Observatory of Children’s Rights in collaboration with World Human Rights Forum and the International University of Rabat. The conference fe ...

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King Mohammed VI To Pay Official Visit To China Starting on Thursday

Rabat - King Mohammed VI will pay, as of November 27, an official visit to the People's Republic of China, at the invitation of president Xi Jinping, the ministry of the Royal Household, Protocol and Chancellery announced on Monday. During this royal visit, the King will hold official talks with his Excellency the president of China, the ministry said in a statement, adding that the two heads of States will ...

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