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King Mohammed VI: Vocational Training, Key to Job Market Success

The youths’ employment and adequate training for jobs in high demand as well as the improvement of socioeconomic situation of young people continue to be among the top priorities of King Mohammed VI. “The important instructions I have given in connection with employment, education, vocational training and military service are meant to benefit citizens, especially […]

Morocco, Russia willing to set up tripartite partnership with Africa

Morocco and Russia have voiced willingness to set up a tripartite strategic partnership with Africa that would involve both the public and private sectors. Such a partnership will enable the undertaking of projects that will be beneficial to all three parties. The willingness was expressed during the 7th session of the Moroccan-Russian Joint Economic, Scientific […]

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Morocco, Benin Sign MoU on Urban Development

Morocco and Benin signed, Friday in Rabat, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on land development, urban planning, housing and urban policy. The MoU, signed during a visit to Morocco by Benin’s Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Jose Tonato, is meant to promote exchange of expertise in land use planning, urban planning and architecture. The […]

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Morocco responds favorably to invitation to round table on Sahara, UNSG urges Algeria to do the same

“The Kingdom of Morocco responded positively, on Oct. 2, to the invitation of my Personal Envoy (Horst Köhler) to an initial round table (on the Sahara issue) in Geneva”, next Dec. 5-6, the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres told members of the Security Council Thursday. The UN Chief, who was presenting to the Security […]

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Over 30 illegal migrants rescued off Morocco’s northern coast

Moroccan authorities announced that 31 illegal migrants were rescued in the sea north of Morocco, while the smuggler, a Malian national, was arrested. On Monday, the bodies of 11 clandestine migrants were recovered. The victims drowned off the coast of Nador, in the northeast of the kingdom, following the shipwreck of their makeshift boat on […]

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Morocco: Overhaul of Vocational Training discussed at meeting chaired by the King

Less than two months after he sketched a roadmap to address youths’ unemployment and remedy the shortcomings of the educational system and training programs that leave graduates on the dole while businesses are having difficulty finding the skilled resources they need, King Mohammed VI chaired on Monday a working session dedicated to discussing the overhaul […]

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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, Mauritania Resolved to Give New Momentum to their Cooperation

Morocco and Mauritania have both lauded the strong relationship existing between the two countries, while expressing their shared resolve to give a new momentum to their cooperation. This came during the talks held this Friday in Rabat between head of the Moroccan Government Saad Eddine el Othmani and visiting Foreign Minister Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. […]

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Morocco Elected to IAEA Board of Governors

Morocco was elected Thursday as member of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), at the 62nd session of the General Conference of the Agency, held in Vienna. Morocco, which has received unanimous support from the African group, will sit on the Board of Governors for a two-year term from 2018 […]

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Morocco & India to boost cooperation in tourism

India and Morocco have agreed to give a new momentum to their cooperation ties in the field of tourism industry with a view to increasing tourist arrivals between the two countries. The agreement was sealed during a visit Moroccan tourism minister Mohamed Sajid paid Monday to New Delhi where he met with his Indian peer […]

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