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AU Summit: Morocco’s King Calls for Setting up an African Migration Observatory

King Mohammed VI of Morocco, who submitted Monday (Jan.29) to the 30th African Union Summit the African Agenda on Migration, has called for the setting up of an African Migration Observatory that would be tasked with understanding, anticipating and acting on the migration phenomenon. The mission of the African Migration Observatory “would be to develop […]

Regional Industrial Acceleration Plan for Souss-Massa Unveiled

The 2014-2020 Industrial Acceleration Plan for Souss-Massa region was unveiled at a ceremony held in Agadir Sunday under the chairmanship of King Mohammed VI, who also oversaw the signing of eight agreements and a protocol related to industrial investments. The carrying out of the industrial acceleration plan in Souss-Massa launches the regional implementation of the […]

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Morocco’s King Names a Minister for African Affairs

  King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Monday appointed Mohcine Jazouli, as minister delegate in charge of African Affairs, giving thus an additional evidence of Morocco’s commitment to Africa and translating on the ground his Africa-oriented strategy and the tireless efforts he has been leading since ascending the throne in 1999 to promote his country’s […]

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Morocco sends emergency humanitarian assistance to Madagascar

Morocco has dispatch an emergency humanitarian assistance to Madagascar to help it cope with the impact of the devastating tropical cyclone Ava. The assistance, sent in implementation of Royal instructions, was airlifted by Two aircrafts of Morocco’s Royal Air Force that landed in Antananarivo on Saturday. The 30 ton-humanitarian aid, made up of tents, blankets […]

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World Bank, AFD Partner with Morocco in support of AAA initiative

The World Bank and the French Development Agency (AFD) decided to partner with Morocco to implement the Adaptation of African Agriculture Initiative, through a one million Euro Funding. The Memorandum of Understanding related to this partnership was signed in Paris Tuesday on the sidelines of the One Planet Summit that saw the participation of King […]

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Morocco more & more attractive for car industries

Morocco on Monday once more confirmed its position as a most attractive location for the car industry with the announcement of 26 new investments in the sector worth more than €1.2 billion. The 26 new investment projects, which will introduce new knowledges in the country strengthen local integration, and supply car parts and equipment that […]

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King Mohammed VI named among 2017 most Influential African leaders

The New African Magazine has revealed its acclaimed end-of-year list of 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017. King Mohammed VI of Morocco has topped the list as one of the most influential African leaders of 2017. Only three other Heads of State made the list this year along with the King, namely Ghana’s Nana Akufo-Addo, […]

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Morocco’s car manufacturing platform strengthened by new comer

Morocco, as a car manufacturing platform, has been strengthened by a new comer, the Chinese world leader in electric car making, BYD group. Following suit to French automakers Renault and Peugeot, BYD group decided to establish an electric car factory near Tangier, a decision that falls in line with the strong resolve of King Mohammed […]

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Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem would have negative impact on peace prospects, warns Mohammed VI

The US Administration’s intention to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the United States’ Embassy to the Holy city, “would have a negative impact on prospects for achieving a just, comprehensive settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict”. The warning came in a message that King Mohammed VI has addressed on Tuesday to […]

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South Africa eager to foster ties with Morocco, Zuma says

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma said his country is eager to foster ties with Morocco and to give substance to the promising future awaiting bilateral relations. Zuma’s remarks came in an interview with South African news outlet “News 24″ following the meeting he held with King Mohammed VI in Abidjan last week on the […]

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