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Morocco Calls for Stepping Up Regional Cooperation on Climate Change

The Head of Government highlighted that the Kingdom of Morocco has adopted an integrated policy based on a responsible, inclusive and participatory approach to climate change

The head of government Aziz Akhannouch called for strengthening regional cooperation to address issues related to climate change. During a presentation at the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit, Mr. Akhannouch stressed the need for a more coordinated, effective, and integrated approach between the different stakeholders of the international community…

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Eminent African Personalities from Brenthurst-Oppenheimer Foundation Discover Value of Argan Tree in the Essaouira province

The members of the Foundation showed a keen interest in this secular heritage, which is one of the riches of the province of Essaouira

Prominent personalities and members of the board of directors of the prestigious Brenthurst-Oppenheimer Foundation paid a visit, while in Morocco, to the Regional cooperative of "Beni Antar" in the town of Ounagha (Essaouira province), to discover the value of the argan tree, this endemic tree whose dynamics and legitimacy of all its virtues have been enshrined by…

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Morocco Becomes Africa’s new Automotive Manufacturing Hub

Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in 2021

Morocco is currently Africa’s first passenger car manufacturer. Morocco has surpassed South Africa as the biggest exporter of passenger cars on the continent with $7 billion (MAD 65.1 billion) exports made in the car industry at the end of 2018. Morocco’s Automotive industry is growing exponentially each year with car sales exceeding 160,000 units in…

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Morocco Elected in UN Committee against Torture

The Moroccan candidacy's success testifies to the confidence and credibility that the Kingdom enjoys within the international community

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad announced on 11 October 2021 that Morocco's candidate, Mr. Abderrazak Rouwane, has been elected to one of the five vacant seats of the United Nations Committee against Torture (CAT) for the period 2022-2025. In a vote which took place on…

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UNSG Officially Appoints Mr Staffan de Mistura New Personal Envoy for Moroccan Sahara

Mr. De Mistura has 40 years of experience in diplomacy and political affairs, especially in the field of conflict management and resolution

Italian-Swiss diplomat Staffan de Mistura has been officially appointed by the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, as his new Personal Envoy for the Moroccan Sahara. The Moroccan Sahara conflict has been ongoing for over 43 years, and UN-moderated dialogue has traditionally led to further divergences and mutual distrust. Mr. De Mistura…

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Morocco’s new Strategic Approach to Promote Morocco Abroad

Moroccan tourism actors disclose a new approach to promote Morocco as an international tourism destination

The Moroccan National Tourism Office (ONMT) is initiating a new approach in its delegations abroad for the revitalization of Morocco’s tourism sector through setting commercial and marketing strategies in the global tourism markets. After months of constant travel restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic, Moroccan tourism actors disclose a new approach…

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Morocco gets its first electric car Charging Stations by Tesla Motors a first in Africa

Africa’s first supercharger stations were spotted in Tangier, near the main highway that connects Morocco’s major cities on the Atlantic coast

Electric car manufacturer Tesla has installed its first charging stations in Morocco, the first in Africa. The two installations comprise the first charging stations in Africa, where Tesla’s emergence has been slow, despite founder Elon Musk being South African by birth. Innovative electric car manufacturer Tesla is making its way…

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Artificial Intelligence for the benefit of Morocco’s Agriculture

Morocco’s Green Plan reached a goal of strengthening localized irrigation, one of the three major components of its Irrigation Strategy

Morocco's permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Omar Hilale, highlighted on September 30 that agricultural sciences and new technologies are an important part of the country’s new economic projections. Morocco’s Green Plan reached a goal of strengthening localized irrigation, one of the three major components of its Irrigation Strategy.…

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UN Secretary-General lists the Development Projects in Morocco’s Southern Provinces in his report to UNSG Report

Morocco launched a series of development projects in its southern provinces in recent years, including large-scale infrastructure projects like the construction of the Atlantic Port of Dakhla

In his latest report to the UN Security Council, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres listed the developments that Morocco’s southern provinces in the Moroccan Sahara witnessed. The development projects mentioned in the report were Dakhla port and the infrastructure project of Tiznit-Dakhla highway. Morocco launched a series of development projects in…

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The September 8th Elections Confirm the Attachment of the Population of the Moroccan Sahara to the Kingdom's Territorial Unity

This is evidenced by the voter turnout in the southern provinces of the Kingdom, the highest at the national level, which reached 63%

The massive participation of the population of the Moroccan Sahara in the elections of September 8 2021 confirms its attachment to the territorial unity of the Kingdom and its full commitment to the implementation of the new development model in the southern provinces, stated the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African…