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Royal decision to dispatch medical aid to African countries, a token of Morocco’s unwavering solidarity

Morocco, at the instructions of King Mohammed VI, has dispatched medical aid to 15 African countries to help them in their efforts to deal with the covid-19 pandemic. The initiative was hailed by the 15 beneficiary countries and by other diplomats and analysts as a token of Morocco’s unwavering solidarity with the continent, especially after […]

King commends army for active role in fighting Covid

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI, supreme commander of the royal armed forces, commended the role played by the army in containing the coronavirus outbreak and their peacekeeping efforts in Africa. In an Order of the Day marking the Royal Armed Forces 64th anniversary, the monarch expressed pride at the army’s “ permanent readiness to respond to […]

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Senegalese President thanks King Mohammed VI for his initiative on unified response to COVID-19

President Macky Sall of Senegal has expressed thanks to King Mohammed VI for his proposal to adopt “a unified and concerted response” to COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, and expressed his will to work to ensure the success of the initiative. The Moroccan Monarch on Monday held phone talks with President Macky Sall and President Alassane […]

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Morocco’s King calls for joint action framework to counter Covid-19 in Africa

King Mohammed VI of Morocco suggested the setting up of an initiative by African heads of state to elaborate an operational framework to help African countries manage the coronavirus pandemic. The proposal was made during phone talks between the King and President Alassane Dramane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire and President Macky Sall of Senegal, the […]

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Morocco: King Mohammed VI pardons over 5,000 inmates amid battle against covid-19

Morocco: King Mohammed VI pardons over 5,000 inmates amid battle against covid-19

Morocco’s monarch Mohammed VI has granted freedom to 5,654 prisoners as the North African kingdom battles against the spread of the covid-19 disease, which has already affected over 1,000 people in the country. The pardoned inmates were shortlisted on the basis of several criteria including age, prison sentence, health concerns, good conduct and discipline during […]

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Morocco launches “Green Generation 2020-2030”, a new farming development strategy

In a follow-up to the Green Morocco Plan launched in 2008 and that fulfilled most of its goals, Morocco adopted a new strategy to promote farming and the sector of water and forests. The new strategy dubbed the “Green Generation 2020-2030” and the “Forests of Morocco” was launched Thursday by King Mohammed VI, who was […]

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Morocco’s King Inaugurates Youth-Oriented Projects in Agadir Region

King Mohammed VI inaugurated, on Wednesday in the commune of Ait Melloul (Agadir region) “Argana” center for youth listening and guidance, a pilot project carried out within the frame of the 3rd phase of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH). The project, which cost the State treasury over 722,000, seeks to improve the income […]

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Agadir being turned into an attractive & competitive economic hub, open onto Africa

The Moroccan Atlantic city of Agadir is being turned into an attractive and competitive economic hub, thanks to several development projects launched or inaugurated this week by King Mohammed VI.   Among these landmark projects, King Mohammed VI launched the city’s urban development program, worth $62 million. The program aims at consolidating Agadir’s positioning and […]

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Over 200 African Inmates granted free pardon in Morocco

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has granted free pardon to 201 African inmates, for humanitarian reasons. The exceptional royal pardon was granted to the 201 inmates for humanitarian reasons and benefited elderly prisoners or those suffering from illness, the Moroccan Ministry of Justice said in a press release. All necessary measures have been taken to […]

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Moroccan banks lower interest rates for SMEs

Moroccan banks lower interest rates for SMEs

In implementation of King Mohammed VI’s instructions to make the banking system conducive to development, a program was unveiled by the central bank, the Ministry of Economy & Finance and commercial banks to facilitate access to loans for small and medium sized enterprises, self-employed, young graduates as well as to promote financial inclusion and help […]

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