النسخة العربية
Latest News

UNSC Resolution on the Sahara Won’t Include Human Rights Monitoring Mechanism

New York- As was the case in recent years, the United States drafted the annual resolution that will extend the mandate of the United Mission in the Sahara, known as MINURSO, until April 2015. The draft resolution, which has been circulated to the 15 members of the Security Council, does not include any provision for the establishment of a human rights monitoring mechanism in the Sahara and the Tindouf camp ...

Read more

Morocco, USA Closely Collaborating in Aerospace Field: US Ambassador

Marrakech- Morocco and the United States are very closely collaborating in the aerospace field, said US ambassador in Rabat Dwight L. Bush on Wednesday in Marrakech.  US aerospace technologies are helping Morocco to become a regional hub in the sector for Europe and Africa, he said during the inauguration of the American stand at the fourth Marrakech Air Show 2014, which was attended by head of government A ...

Read more

Morocco, an investment and finance hub in Africa, chairman of US trade chamber

Washington - Morocco is poised to becoming a hub for investment and finance in the African continent and beyond thanks to an integrated and anticipatory policy and an infrastructure that meet international standards, said, Tuesday in Washington, chairman of the US trade chamber in the Kingdom Walter Siouffi. Thanks to a reforming dynamic tailored to the needs of foreign investors and cutting edge infrastruc ...

Read more

ONDH, UNESCO and WB sign agreement on improvement of RAMED, Tayssir programs

Rabat - The national observatory for human development (ONDH), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Bank (WB) signed, on Monday in Rabat, a partnership agreement to assess the performance of social welfare programs such as RAMED and Tayssir and improve public action in favor of the underprivileged. This tripartite collaboration concerns two things: the ...

Read more

Mali, ‘greatly inspired’ by Moroccan experience in agriculture, Boubacar Keita

Fez - Malian President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said his country was "greatly inspired" by the experience of Morocco in the field of agriculture, which has become a model for many African countries. The Malian President, who addressed the press as he arrived early Tuesday evening in Fez to attend the 9th International Agriculture Fair in Morocco (SIAM), said that the presence of the Minister of Agriculture i ...

Read more

ECOWAS seeks Morocco’s support to promote stability in Sahel region, Chairman

Rabat - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) seeks Morocco's support to establish stability and peace and promote development in the Sahel region, said Tuesday in Rabat, President of the organization, Kadré Désiré Ouedraougou, who is on a working visit to Morocco. "We have developed a strategy for the Sahel to consolidate peace and stability in the region (...) We came to present this stra ...

Read more

60 swords from abroad seized in Nador port, customs services

Rabat - Members of the customs services at the Nador port foiled an attempt to smuggle into the country 60 swords carried by an abroad-registered van, coming from Sète (France). The weapons were discovered among unattended luggage during the car checking on April 18, 2014, at the Beni Ensar border post, said the customs services department in a statement. The swords are 35 to 70 cm long, it said, adding tha ...

Read more

Speaker of Kazakh Senate Welcomes Political Ties between Morocco, Kazakhstan

Astana - Speaker of the Senate of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, welcomed on Tuesday the excellent political and cultural ties between Morocco and Kazakhstan, noting that his country considers Morocco as an essential and important partner in North Africa. Meeting in Astana with Speaker of the House of Advisors, Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah, Tokayev stressed the need to strengthen and consolidate economic co ...

Read more

Agadir Hosts the Second Symposium on Media and Citizenship

By Safae El Herraz - Agadir The second special annual gathering of the International Symposium of Media and Communication organized by the Laboratory of research in language and communication, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, of Ibn Zohr University, in partnership with the Laboratory "MIGRINTER" from the University of Poitiers in France, will be held Tuesday 23 April 2014 in Agadir, Morocco. Experts represen ...

Read more

Morocco, Japan to implement innovative synergies in tripartite cooperation

Rabat - Morocco and Japan are urged to further their cooperation and implement innovative synergies mainly at the level of tripartite cooperation, said, Monday in Rabat, Minister Delegate for Foreign Affairs Mbarka Bouaida. Morocco, drawing on its African environment, mirrors its commitment in a concrete way through active solidarity actions mainly within the framework of tripartite cooperation with Japan a ...

Read more

Nepal lauds dynamic of change under way in Morocco

Kathmandu - Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey lauded the dynamic of change taking place in Morocco under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, describing the ties between Kathmandu and Rabat as "amicable and harmonious." The changes undertaken in Morocco under the leadership of the King deserve to be applauded, Pandey said in an interview with MAP. Morocco and Nepal share the same vision and pr ...

Read more

Can Moroccan Jews Join the Justice and Development Party?

Rabat - Can Moroccan Jews join the Justice and Development party (PJD)? The Islamic party’s officials have to answer this question, as a Moroccan Jew sent an open letter to them this week requesting to join the party. In an unprecedented and unusual move, Isaac Charia, a Moroccan Jewish lawyer in Rabat, sent a request to join the Islamic party PJD. Isaac questions in his letter if the PJD welcomes Moroccan ...

Read more

© 2011 - 2013, Morocco World News

Scroll to top