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Morocco Denies Rumors on Birth of Newborn Baby of Prince Moulay Rachid

Rabat - The Royal Palace on Monday denied the "unfounded" information, reported by non-credible media, on the birth of a newborn baby of Prince Moulay Rachid. "The information regarding the birth of a newborn baby of HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, reported by non-credible media, is unfounded", the spokesperson of the Royal Palace underlines in a statement. "Any announcement of such information can only be made b ...

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Morocco Adopts Multidimensional Approach in Terms of Preventive Diplomacy: Official

Alicante -  Morocco adopts a multidimensional approach in terms of preventive diplomacy, including the political, security, economic, social and religious aspects, said, on Monday in Alicante (east of Spain), minister delegate for foreign affairs Mbarka Bouaida. The Moroccan approach in this area is a model to follow and a reference regionally, she added at the 1st International Conference on Preventive Dip ...

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Morocco, Bahrain Discuss Means to Foster Exchange of Experiences

Rabat - Minister of Tourism, Lahcen Haddad, and Bahrain's minister of industry, trade and tourism, Zayed Bin Rashid Al Zayani, discussed here on Monday the means to strengthen exchange of experiences in training and air transport. Talks also focused on the means to boost bilateral cooperation in tourism and air transport, Al Zayani told the press following the meeting. "The kingdoms of Bahrain and Morocco m ...

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Morocco Built 1,772 km of Highways as of 2016

Rabat - Morocco has recently shifted into high gear in the construction of its road infrastructure. As of 2016, Morocco has reached 1772 kilometers of highways. The number was announced by Anwar Benazzouz, the General Director of the Moroccan motorway operator Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) Thursday at a press conference in Rabat for the presentation of the company’s annual results of 2015. Currently, ADM builds ...

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South-South Cooperation, Major Pillar of Morocco’s Foreign Policy: Official

Antalya- Morocco works tirelessly to enhance capacity building in the least developed countries (LDCs) through the South-South cooperation, which constitutes a major pillar of the kingdom's foreign policy, Moroccan deputy minister in charge of foreign trade, Mohammed Abbou, said Saturday in Antalya (southern Turkey). Morocco’s commitment to this kind of partnership is reflected by the various tours of King ...

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Morocco, Bahrain to Strengthen Cooperation in Craft Industry

Marrakech – Morocco and Bahrain agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in craft industry. This came in a meeting, Friday in Marrakech, between Moroccan minister of handicrafts, social economy and solidarity, Fatima Marouan, and Bahraini minister of industry, trade and tourism Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani. Marouan told MAP that the meeting is meant to further strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperati ...

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Practice of Islam in Morocco, Example for European Islam: Belgian Minister

Rabat - Islam as it is practiced in Morocco is a source of inspiration for the development of a European Islam, said Friday in Skhirat, Belgian minister to Youth Aid, Houses of Justice, Sport and Promotion of Brussels at the Federation Wallonia-Brussels, Rachid Madrane. "Moderate and tolerant" Islam as it is applied in Morocco is an Islam that would respond much better to the quest for meaning and identity ...

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Morocco Not Planning to Construct Nuclear Power Plant

Rabat - Morocco's Minister of Industry, Trade and New Technologies, Abdelkader Amara posted a statement on his Facebook page on Wednesday denying rumors that a nuclear power plant would be constructed in Morocco. The Arabic newspaper Akhbar Alyaoum was one of the first to publish claims of a nuclear plant project. The story was later repeated in many media outlets, including Huffpost Maghreb. According to A ...

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General Strike in Morocco to Start Tuesday, May 31

By Myriam Ait Malk Rabat - It was recently decided by the Moroccan Workers’ Union (UMT), the Democratic Work Convention (CDT), the Democratic Work Federation (FDT), and the General Moroccan Workers Union (UGTM) that they would take part in and organize a general strike on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, to last 24 hours. This general strike is expected to include a sit-in in front of the Parliament building in Rabat ...

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Morocco: Deputy Prosecutor Decorated for Denouncing Torture

Rabat - Abdelfattah Sabri, Deputy Public Prosecutor for the court of Fez, was decorated for his courage to denounce torture at a police station in Fez. Sabri was decorated with the ‘Shield of Justice’ as reported by EFE Spanish news agency quoting a statement by Mustapha Rami’s department. According to EFE, Abdellatif Sabri had discovered objects of torture in a surprise visit to the police station of Fez. ...

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Conference of Moroccan Jews in North America: A Bridge of Understanding

By Myriam Ait Malk Rabat - The Jewish-Moroccan Community hosted its North American Conference in Rabat’s National Library on May 24, featuring two panels, and distinguished guests including André Azoulay, King Mohamed VI’s Senior Advisor, Rachid Belmokhtar, Minister of National Education and Vocational Training Rachid Belmokhtar, Dwight L. Bush Sr., U.S Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, and Aomar Boum, ...

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India’s Vice President to Visit Morocco, Tunisia

By Kainoelani Lee Rabat – India’s Vice President, Hamid Ansari will partake in a five-day tour on May 30 that will take him to the North African countries, Morocco and Tunisia, according to the Business Standard. The first day will consist of touring Morocco’s capital Rabat, with invitation from Abdelilah Benkirane, prime minister and head of government of Morocco. "This visit intends to further strengthen ...

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