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Hafid El Fassy is the business Editor & Comumnist . A Financial Engineer from Paris-Jussieu & Dauphine Universities, he started in Project & Trade Finance in 1993 before being a Global Emerging Markets Speculative and ALM Trader .Since 2004, he has provided business development/financing advisory for Moroccan Real Estate, Banking, Trade and Tourism projects to top tier Institutions.

COP25:Morocco’s ambitious approach presented at climate summit

The head of the Moroccan government has highlighted the ambitious approach adopted by Morocco to face the challenges of climate change. Addressing the Summit of Heads of State and Government, held Monday in Madrid in the framework of the COP25, Saad Dine El Otmani pointed out that Morocco continues, under the leadership and personal involvement […]

Morocco’s Central Bank Receives ISO 37001 Certification for Anti-Corruption System

Morocco’s central bank (Bank Al-Maghrib) was awarded the ISO 37001 certification for its Anti-Corruption Management System, for all its core business processes and support processes. The bank has received this certification following the audit conducted by Euro-Compliance in October 2019, Bank Al-Maghrib said in a press release. The awarding ceremony was held on Thursday in […]

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Morocco-Russia: Sahara at Centre of Telephone Conversation Between Bourita & Lavrov

Moscow has reaffirmed its readiness to deepen political dialogue with Rabat for the settlement of the Moroccan Sahara issue.   The remark was made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a telephone conversation he had on Tuesday with his Moroccan peer Nasser Bourita. A statement issued by the Russian Foreign Ministry said the two […]

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Morocco: Pact on Child’s Rights signed in Marrakech

The 16th edition of the Moroccan National Congress on the Rights of the Child was held in Marrakech last week with the participation of some 3,000 attendees, highlighted by the adoption of a roadmap drawing a series of priority actions to protect children. The National Pact for Children by 2030 was signed by all concerned […]

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Morocco’s OCP Group Wins Gold Medal for its High Safety Standards at Work

Morocco’s state-owned OCP Group, the world’s first producer of phosphate-based fertilizers, has received the IFA’s 2019 Industry Stewardship Gold Medal for the second year in a row at the Strategic Forum of the International Fertilizer Association convened lately in Versailles, France. The award recognizes OCP’s strong commitment in terms of safety and confirms the group’s […]

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Chakib Benmoussa to Head ad-hoc committee for Morocco’s development model

King Mohammed VI has appointed this Tuesday Chakib Benmoussa head of the new ad-hoc committee for the development model, the royal office announced in a communiqué. The committee, whose setting up was announced by the monarch in the State of the nation speech delivered on August 29 this year, is an advisory body that is […]

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Economy, south-south Cooperation at heart of MEDays Forum in Morocco

Economy, south-south Cooperation at heart of MEDays Forum in Morocco

Morocco is hosting from November 13-16 the 12th annual international Forum MEDays. The event takes place in Tangier and gathers delegations from more than 80 countries worldwide. Among the guests of honor is the Senegalese President Macky Sall, who was bestowed the MEDays forum ‘s grand prix in recognition for his commitment to the development […]

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Comoros will soon open General Consulate in Morocco’s Laayoune

Comoros announced Wednesday its plan to open a General Consulate in the Moroccan Saharan city of Laayoune. Bianrifi Tarmidi, the envoy of Comoros’ president, made the announcement following a meeting with Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Bourita in Rabat. Tarmidi said in a press briefing that Morocco and the Comoros are brotherly countries and […]

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Ivanka Trump Hails Morocco’s King Leadership on Critical Issue

Ivanka Trump, daughter and senior advisor to the US President, has praised the leadership of King Mohammed VI on critical issues such as peace and security in the Middle East, as well as to ensure peace, stability and development for Africa. In a joint press release issued Friday following the three-day visit paid to Morocco […]

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Ivanka Trump in Morocco to promote Women’s Initiative

White House adviser Ivanka Trump has arrived in Morocco on Wednesday to promote women’s economic empowerment. Ivanka who is also President Donald Trump’s daughter was welcomed by Princess Lalla Meryem. The white House adviser is visiting Morocco to promote the US government’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, which she spearheads. The Women’s Global Development […]

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