Western Sahara: Morocco Strives to Find Political Solution: FM

Cairo- Foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar underlined that Morocco is “striving tirelessly” to overcome the obstacles related to solving the so-called Western Sahara issue. In a statement to Egyptian paper "Al Yaoum Assabia" issued on Tuesday, Mezouar added that the Kingdom is cooperating positively with the UN to reach a consensual political solution. "At the same time, we are firm concerning the preserva ...

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Morocco: A Favorite Destination for Polish Tourists

Rabat - The number of Polish tourists that visited Morocco in 2014 was 64,650.  This marks an increase of 35%, compared to 2013. While the number of vacation bookings from France to Morocco decreased by 60% in January, Polish tourism in Morocco increased by 25%.  The  same positive trend was recorded for February 2014. In 2014, Polish tourists spent 350,000 nights in Morocco, compared to 2013, in which Poli ...

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Morocco, Guest of Honor at Abidjan’s International Agriculture Fair

Abidjan- Morocco will be the guest of honor at Abidjan's 3rd international agriculture and animal resources fair "SARA-2015" to be held next April 3 through 12 in Cote d'Ivoire's capital city, organizers announced. Themed "promoting lasting agricultural investment", the fair, to showcase investment possibilities in the sector, will be a platform for experience trading, exchanges on agricultural development ...

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Dubai: Morocco Wins 2nd Prize of 2014 Best Investment Project in MENA

Dubai- Morocco won the 2nd prize of 2014 best investment project of the Middle East and North Africa region, during Dubai's Annual Investment. The prize rewards Morocco's efforts to support investments in aeronautics, said general manager of the Moroccan Agency for investment development, Hassan Belfadil, which organized Morocco's participation in the meeting. The prize was handed on Monday to Belfadil by U ...

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Reality TV Star Kim Kardashian to Host a Party in Marrakech

Rabat - American reality TV star Kimberly Noel Kardashian, better known as Kim Kardashian, is expected to host a party in a Marrakech club on April 4, reports say. The star of the reality television series Keeping Up With the Kardashians will host a VIP evening at the Amadeus Club in Marrakech, southern Morocco. However, it is not yet confirmed whether her husband American rapper Kanye West will accompany h ...

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WHO Lauds Princess Lalla Salma’s Personal Engagement in Fight Against Cancer

Geneva - Director General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Margaret Chan lauded the personal engagement of Princess Lalla Salma at the helm of the Lalla Salma Foundation for the prevention and treatment of cancer. This came during talks on Monday in Geneva with Permanent representative of Morocco in the UN office in Geneva. Chan also highlighted the significant efforts led by Lalla Salma Foundation no ...

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Morocco-EU Make Progress in implementation of Partnership for Mobility

Brussels - The European Commission noted progress in the implementation of the Partnership for Mobility, inked with Morocco in June 2013, said European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos. Following the establishment of the Partnership for Mobility, important EU-funded projects were launched in the field of immigration while others are still under way, said Avramop ...

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Four Killed in Road Accident in Morocco

Marrakech-  Four people were killed and three others seriously injured in a road accident that occurred Monday morning on the national road N 9 connecting Sidi Bou Athman and Nzalet Laadam (Province Kelaat Sraghna), local authorities said. The accident occurred near the town of Draa Zitoun when a car collided head-on with an ambulance, local authorities pointed out. The four passengers of the car were kille ...

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Egyptian President Receives Head of Government Abdelilah Benkirane

Sharm el-Sheikh- Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Sissi received Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane on Sunday, on the sidelines of the 26th Arab Summit which is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. Benkirane said, after the talks with Egypt's head of state, that the friendly meeting was an occasion to discuss the Moroccan-Egyptian ties, the latest developments in the Arab World as well as the two coun ...

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Morocco: Road accident Kills Four, Injures Two

Khouribga - Four women died and two others were seriously injured in a road accident on Sunday morning on the National road n11 linking Khouribga to Fkih Ben Salah. A truck and a car collided which killed four people and injured two gravely, local authorities said. The wounded were rushed to Hassan II provincial hospital of Khouribga to receive the necessary health care.   ...

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Morocco to host 27th Arab Summit in 2016

Sharm el-Sheikh  -  Morocco will host the 27th Arab Summit in 2016, it was announced at the closing on Sunday of the 26th ordinary Arab Summit which was held in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. Speaking at the closing session, Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane reaffirmed Morocco's readiness to host the 27th ordinary Arab Summit, under the chairmanship of HM King Mohammed VI. Benkirane, who is representing HM ...

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Inter-Libyan Dialogue: UN Chief thanks Morocco for ‘Important Support’

New York (UN) - UNSG Ban Ki-moon thanked Morocco for its important support in the inter-Libyan dialogue conducted under the UN aegis, as well as for Morocco's close cooperation with his special representative for Libya Bernardino Leon, said on Saturday a statement by the UN Spokesperson's Office. During a meeting with Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane, on the sidelines of the 26th Arab Summit which is ...

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