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Morocco’s king visits Gabonese ailing president in Rabat

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI has called Monday on ailing Gabonese president Ali Bongo Ondimba, who is recovering from a stroke in a military hospital in Rabat. Ali Bongo is currently in the North African Kingdom for medical recovery after his hospitalization in the King Fahd hospital in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, last month. […]

Morocco wants official response from Algeria to royal call for Dialogue

Following the recent call launched by King Mohammed VI to neighboring Algeria for a direct, open and frank dialogue to resolve all the Moroccan-Algerian issues, Morocco made several formal and informal moves to establish contact with Algerian authorities at ministerial level, but to no avail. So, Moroccan Foreign Minister held on Monday (Nov.26) at his […]

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Africa’s first TGV inaugurated by King Mohammed VI, President Emmanuel Macron

King Mohammed VI of Morocco accompanied by President Emmanuel Macron of France inaugurated Thursday (November 15), the first high-speed train (TGV) in Morocco and Africa, linking the cities of Tangier in the North and Casablanca, the country’s economic capital. The two leaders were offered at the revamped railway station in Tangier the high-speed line first […]

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King Mohammed VI in Paris for WWI Centennial Ceremonies

King Mohammed VI of Morocco will take part on Sunday in Paris in the ceremonies marking the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I. Military parades, speeches, and concerts will commemorate the day Allied powers gathered with a German delegation to end the four years of fighting that left about 40 million people […]

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Promising prospects awaiting Moroccan-Mauritanian ties, FM

Morocco’s foreign minister Nasser Bourita said in Mauritanian capital Nouakchott last week that the two countries have a common willingness to foster their bilateral ties, a statement that comes after years of uncertainty. Bourita who handed a Message from King Mohammed VI to Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, told the press that he discussed […]

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UN Office, Moroccan Agency to foster South-South Cooperation

The Moroccan Agency of International Cooperation (AMCI) and the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote South-South cooperation in Africa. Morocco, a founding member of the African Union has made South-South cooperation an instrument for the advent of a new Africa that believes in its potential. […]

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King Mohammed VI Calls for Boosting African Women’s Participation in Development & Decision-Making

King Mohammed VI has called for more African efforts to promote women’s participation in development and decision-making in order to make the most of their ever-growing role as entrepreneurs and business leaders in the continent. In a message addressed to participants in the 2nd “Women in Africa” Initiative Summit, convened Thursday in Marrakech, the Sovereign […]

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Morocco’s King orders urgent measures to tackle water stress

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has ordered the government to take urgent measures to address water shortage through building dams and desalination. That came during a meeting on Tuesday attended by head of the government Saad Dine El Otmani and Agriculture minister Aziz Akhannouch and energy minister Aziz Rabbah as well as senior officials and […]

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Morocco’s king sends condolences to Algerian President following plane crash

King Mohammed VI of Morocco Thursday conveyed a message of condolences and compassion to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in the wake of the military plane crash which killed 257 people among whom members of the Polisario separatist front. The King expressed his sympathy to the Algerian President, and his sincere feelings of compassion and esteem, praying […]

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ECOWAS: Five heads state to greenlight Morocco’s full membership

Morocco will have to wait until 2018 to hear the final verdict on its application for ECOWAS membership. A committee, made up of the five heads of state of Nigeria, Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Guinea Conakry, will study Morocco’s membership to the ECOWAS, stated a communiqué sanctioning the works of the 52nd ordinary summit […]

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