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ROYAL ACTIVITIES & SPEECHES

HM King Mohammed VI Holds Talks with King of Bahrain
25/04/2016
HM King Mohammed VI, accompanied by HRH Prince Moulay Rachid, held, on Monday in the "Sakhir" palace (Southern Governorate of Bahrain), talks with HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, who was accompanied by HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Bahraini Armed Forces, First Deputy Prime Minister.

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HEADLINES

Morocco, Spain Discuss Means to Boost Military Cooperation
20/04/2016
Upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of General Staff of the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), General de Corps d’Armée, Inspector General of the FAR and Commander of the Southern Zone held talks here on Wednesday with Spanish Secretary General for Defence Policy, Alvargonzales Alejandro San Martin..

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IMO: Moroccan fountain unveiled
18/04/2016
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim receives Her Highness Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui, Ambassador of Morocco to the United Kingdom. Together, they unveiled a Moroccan fountain at IMO Headquarters. .

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Morocco's Ambassador Informs UN Security Council on Situation in Central African Republic
16/04/2016
Ambassador Omar Hilale, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, on Friday informed the Security Council on the situation in the Central African Republic (RCA), in his capacity as Chair of the Central African Republic configuration of the Peace-building Commission. .

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Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister Holds Talks in Istanbul with African Ministers
15/04/2016
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister Salaheddine Mezouar held talks here on Thursday with several African ministers, on the sidelines of the 13th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation..

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NEWS
Burkina Faso Reiterates Support to Moroccan Autonomy Plan
15/04/2016
Burkina Faso's minister of territorial administration and internal security, Simon Compaoré, reaffirmed here on Thursday the support of his country to Morocco's autonomy plan in the Sahara.
H.R.H Lalla Aisha: The Speech that Liberated Moroccan Women
08/03/2016
In 1947, the late Princess Lalla Aicha stood on the podium dressed in a L’Enfant blue silky gown without a veil on her face, as it was the norm back then. She delivered an important speech after her father, late Mohammed V delivered his famous speech in Tangier where he announced that Morocco was part of the Arab nation and the Islamic world.
Morocco ratifies salvage and dumping treaties
25/02/2016
Morocco has ratified two important IMO treaties that help to protect the marine environment – the International Convention on Salvage (1989) and the 1996 Protocol to the Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter (1972)
Morocco Surprised by Statements on Alleged Moroccan Intermediation to Resume Israeli-Palestinian Peace Discussions
17/02/2016
Morocco is "greatly surprised" by statements on an alleged Moroccan intermediation to resume Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Delegate Minister to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Mbarka Bouaida said on Wednesday.
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Pays Visit to Morocco
16/02/2016
US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon is paying a visit to Morocco on February 16-17.
Morocco-KSA: Syrian Crisis to Be Settled Through People-Led Political Transition
11/02/2016
Morocco and Saudi Arabia stressed, here Wednesday, that the settlement of the Syrian crisis necessarily goes through a political transition led by the Syrian people.
Morocco Participates in London’s Syrian Donor Conference
04/02/2016
Morocco will take part on Thursday in a donor conference in London aimed at raising the money needed to help millions of people whose lives have been torn apart by the devastating civil war.
Noor Ouarzazate, World's Largest Solar Power Complex
04/02/2016
Noor Ouarzazate, the first solar power project run by the Moroccan Solar Energy Agency (MASEN), is the world’s largest solar power complex with an overall capacity of 580MW.
Morocco To Present GCTF Working Group Achievements In The Hague
12/01/2016
Morocco, which chairs the Working Group of the Global Counter Terrorism Forum (GCTF) on foreign terrorist fighters, will present this Monday in The Hague, achievements and prospects of the working group on this issue, on the occasion of the international high-level meeting on foreign terrorist fighters.
The 72th anniversary of the presentation of the manifesto of independence
11/01/2016
Each year on January 11, Morocco's commemorates its Independence Manifesto Day when the document demanding independence for the Kingdom was submitted to France, the USA and Great Britain. These events took place in 1944 during the reign of the late Sovereign, His Majesty King Mohammed V.
Morocco re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
27/11/2015
The Kingdom of Morocco was re-elected, on Friday 27 November 2015, to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), at the elections held during the 29th Session of IMO Assembly at IMO Headquarters in London.
Belgian Government Highly Appreciates Morocco's Cooperation in Security, Says Belgian Interior Minister
23/11/2015
The Belgian Government highly appreciates Morocco's cooperation in security, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Jan Ham, said Monday in Brussels.
Morocco, Netherlands share same vision in counterterrorism (Dutch PM)
23/11/2015
The Netherlands and Morocco, two longstanding partners in several issues, also share the same vision in counterterrorism, said Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte.
Morocco ratifies Ballast Water treaty
23/11/2015
​Morocco today (23 November) ratified the Ballast Water Management treaty, bringing the total number of ratifications to 45 States, with 32.93% of world tonnage (35% of world tonnage is needed to meet entry into force criteria).
Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people
22/11/2015
A giant plant using energy from the Sun to power a Moroccan city at night will open next month.
The solar thermal plant at Ouarzazate will harness the Sun's warmth to melt salt, which will hold its heat to power a steam turbine in the evening.
Wall Street Journal Highlights Morocco's 'Crucial' Contribution in Tracking Paris Attacks Mastermind
22/11/2015
The Wall Street Journal on Monday highlighted the "crucial" contribution of Morocco, which allowed French counterterrorism investigators to track the mastermind of the terrorist attacks that
Talks with the Romanian Secretary of State for Global Affairs
12/11/2015
The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs. Mbarka Bouaida, held, on Thursday November 12th 2015 in Rabat, talks with the Romanian Secretary of State for global affairs, Mrs. Carmen Burlacu, on a working visit to Morocco.
Minister delegate for interior meets with British under secretary of state at FCO
11/11/2015
Minister delegate for the interior Cherki Drais held, on Wednesday in Rabat, talks with British Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for the Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood who is on a visit to Morocco along with an important delegation of businessmen.
Foreign Office Minister lauds Morocco's regional leadership
11/11/2015
British Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for the Middle East and North Africa Tobias Ellwood lauded, on Wednesday in Rabat, Morocco's leadership in the Middle East and North Africa region.
British foreign minister expected in Morocco with business delegation
10/11/2015
British Minister at the foreign and commonwealth office for the MENA region, Tobias Ellwood is starting this Tuesday a work visit to Morocco, heading a business delegation.
Sahara: EU Reiterates Support for Just, Lasting, Mutually Acceptable Political Solution
06/11/2015
The European Union reiterated its support for "a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution" to the Sahara issue.
Morocco's Autonomy Plan Remains 'Best Solution' to Sahara Conflict, Says Erik Jensen
03/11/2015
The autonomy plan presented by Morocco remains "the best solution" to the Sahara conflict, stressed Erik Jensen, former Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the Sahara.
Morocco’s Ambassador Highlights Role of CNDH Regional Commissions in Sahara
13/10/2015
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Morocco to the United Nations, Omar Hilale, highlighted, here Monday, the role of the regional commissions of the National Human Rights Council (CNDH) in the Moroccan Sahara.
Morocco Accumulates Significant Experience in Promoting Women's Political Rights, Says Minister
10/10/2015
Morocco has accumulated significant experience in promoting women's political rights thanks to a national consensus on the importance of women's access in decision-making centers, Minister of Solidarity, Women and Social Development Bassima Hakkaoui stressed.
Talks with an American Delegation “Capstone Fellows” from the National Defense University
09/10/2015
The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs. Mbarka Bouaida held talks, on Friday October 9th 2015, with an American Delegation “Capstone Fellows” from the National Defense University, currently on a visit to Morocco.
Skhirate's inter-Libyan dialogue: Rival parties resume consultation with UN special representative
09/10/2015
UN secretary general's special representative for Libya, Bernardino Leon, resumed on Monday evening in the Moroccan Atlantic sea resort of Skhirate consultation with rival parties to reach a political agreement to the crisis in Libya and form a national union government.
Talks with the Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy of Hungary
08/10/2015
The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs. Mbarka Bouaida, held talks, on Thursday October 8th 2015 in Rabat, with the Hungarian Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy, Mr. Levente Magyar, on a visit to the Kingdom on 7th and 8th of October.
EU calls for negotiated settlement to Sahara issue
06/10/2015
The European Union calls all parties to the Sahara issue to seek a negotiated settlement, said Vice-president of the European commission, Fedredica Mogherini.
Delegation of Moroccan leftist parties meets in Stockholm Swedish Foreign secretary of state
06/10/2015
A delegation of Moroccan leftist parties, currently visiting Sweden, held on Monday a meeting with Swedish secretary of state for foreign affairs, Annika Soder, over the evolution of Sweden's stance on the Sahara issue.
HRH Princess Lalla Salma chairs in Marrakech gala evening to commemorate 10th anniversary of Lalla Salma Anti-Cancer Foundation
04/10/2015
HRH Princess Lalla Salma chaired, on Saturday in Marrakech, a gala evening "A donation for life" to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the creation of Lalla Salma Foundation for Cancer Prevention and Treatment.
Hugh Robertson welcomes Morocco’s recent announcements of important progress on Human Rights.
31/03/2014
Speaking today, the Minister for the Middle East and North Africa said:

 


 
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