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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.

Rabat & Madrid Determined to Bolster Further Their Strategic Partnership

Morocco and Spain are two neighbor countries that share common history, regional and international interests. They built a strategic partnership and are determined to nurture and foster further their special longstanding ties so that they can take up future challenges. On Monday, King Mohammed VI received in Rabat Spanish Prime minister Pedro Sanchez who was […]

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Are Algerian airlines planes taking off without maintenance checks?

In just 24 hours, two Air Algérie aircraft were forced to turn back following technical incidents. The situation illustrates the fears expressed by striking maintenance technicians who have announced that the company’s airplanes take off without prior checks. Head of the Union of maintenance staff at the Algerian airlines, Air Algérie, warned a few days […]

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Morocco: Uplift, expansion of railway infrastructures

Morocco, which has inaugurated last Thursday Al Boraq TGV, the first in Africa, has embarked on large-scale programs to develop its transport infrastructures and other related projects meant to support the development of the railway sector, improve comfort aboard trains, ensure a smooth flow of traffic and reduce travel time. In this connection, King Mohammed […]

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Morocco’s King urges Competition Council to remain true to “neutrality, transparency, independence”

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has urged the members of the Competition Council and its new President Driss Guerraoui to remain true to the “neutrality, transparency, and independence” in their assessment of the country’s economic institutions. The remarks were made by King Mohammed VI Saturday just after he appointed Driss Guerraoui as new president of […]

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Morocco’s King, France’s President to Inaugurate TGV

French President Emmanuel Macron is visiting Morocco this Thursday at the invitation of King Mohammed VI, who will chair the inauguration of the high-speed train linking Tangier and Casablanca. The Moroccan Sovereign and the French Head of State will travel aboard the TGV to depart from the Tangier railway station to Rabat. The Sovereign will […]

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Morocco’s BMCE Wins ‘Best Bank for Africa’ Award in Paris

Morocco’s BMCE Bank of Africa Group has won the 2018 Best Bank for Africa award in a forum in Paris last week. The media and rating agency Leaders League at the Africa Investment Forum & Awards (AIFA) awards the prize annually to the African bank with the strongest positioning on the continent, the bank said […]

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King Mohammed VI attends Armistice Commemoration in France, a symbol of Morocco’s attachment to world peace

King Mohammed VI of Morocco took part Sunday at the commemoration of the Centenary of the Armistice Day, marking the end of World War One. The King, who was accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, was received at the Elysee by French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Brigitte before they headed to the […]

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Morocco’s King among High-Profile World Leaders Attending Paris WWI Centenary

King Mohammed VI, accompanied by Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, was at the front row of the world leaders who attended the ceremony held Sunday in Paris to mark the centenary of the Armistice that ended World War I. The King and the heir apparent sat next to US President Donald Trump & the First […]

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African Countries Commend King Mohammed VI’s Call for Moroccan-Algerian Dialogue

The call launched on Tuesday (Nov.6) by King Mohammed VI to open a frank and direct dialogue with Algeria to settle the transient and objective differences impeding the development of the two countries’ relations was met with praise in Africa. President of Burkina Faso welcomed the Moroccan Monarch’s call and pleaded for opening borders between […]

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Moroccan King urges Government to spur health services

King Mohammed VI is overseeing in person the government’s implementation of his instructions to bring the health sector up to the ambitions of Moroccan citizens. Like education, vocational training and agriculture, the Monarch has attached utmost importance to improving health services in his recent speeches. In this respect, the King received recently Head of the […]

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