Arab Summit: “Algiers Declaration” Stresses Imperative to preserve Arab States’ Unity, Territorial Integrity and Sovereignty

The Declaration rejects any form of interference in the internal affairs of Arab countries and stresses the need to find Arab solutions to Arab problems through strengthening the role of the Arab League in preventing crises and resolving them peacefully, as well as strengthening inter-Arab relations.   It also emphasizes the centrality of the Palestinian issue and the unconditional support […]

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Ambassador to Spain Calls on Businessmen, Political Actors to Play Significant Role in Developing Bilateral Ties

“This new stage offers us the opportunity to write a new page of our relations where the role of businessmen can be a lever in favor of our bilateral relationship,” said Banyaich, at the presentation ceremony of the new Moroccan-Spanish Economic Council (CEMAES).   The new international context marked by the pandemic and the conflict in Ukraine “invites us to […]

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Morocco Expects 5% Reduction in Energy Consumption in November-December 2022 (Minister)

“This is an initiative that supports the usual awareness campaign on energy efficiency launched by the Ministry in coordination with its relevant agencies,” Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development Leila Benali told M24, MAP’s TV channel.   The Minister, who was accompanied by the ONEE Director General Abderrahim El Hafidi, said the campaign aims to reward the consumer and […]

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Arab Summit Stresses Importance of Skhirate Agreement as Basis for Libyan Crisis Resolution

In its resolution at the end of its 31st session, the Arab Summit highlighted the role of the Skhirate agreement in the efforts to move forward to establish a constitutional basis for the organization of the presidential and parliamentary elections in the country.   The resolution also welcomed the meeting held in Morocco between the Speaker of the Libyan House […]

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Arab Summit Commends HM the King’s Ongoing Efforts to Defend Al-Quds

In the resolution adopted on the developments of the Palestinian cause, the Arab Summit welcomed the projects carried out by the Bayt Mal Al-Quds Asharif Agency, the executive arm of the Committee, under the direct supervision of HM the King, to support the struggle of the Maqdessis.   The resolution also welcomed the payment by Morocco of its financial contribution […]

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Parliaments Play Crucial Role in Realizing OGP Values (Lower House Speaker)

“Parliaments are called upon to adopt the necessary legislation to achieve these objectives, to exercise oversight over the Governments within the framework of the Open Government Partnership, as well as to submit public policies on the values and philosophy of open government to parliamentary evaluation,” Talbi El Alami noted in an address read on his behalf by the 1st Vice-Speaker […]

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Arab Summit in Algiers: Moroccan Delegation Participation Was Distinguished and Active Despite Difficult Conditions (Diplomat)

Pursuant to the High Instructions of HM King Mohammed VI on the development of joint Arab action to make it more effective politically, economically and socially, the participation of the Moroccan delegation to the Arab Summit was distinguished and active both at the level of preparation (Council of Permanent Delegates, Economic and Social Council and Council of Foreign Ministers) and […]

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FIFA warns Tunisia it faces possible ouster from World Cup 2022

ZURICH, Football’s world governing body FIFA has warned the Tunisian Football Federation (TFF) that their team’s participation at Qatar World Cup 2022 could be under threat if there is found to be government interference within the organisation.   Having qualified for their sixth World Cup, the North African country is in Group D along with reigning world champions France, Australia […]

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Marrakech: 1st Deputy Speaker of Lower House Meets with Speaker of Sierra Leone Parliament

“Sierra Leone has very close ties with the government and people of the Kingdom of Morocco, and we want to give a new impetus to parliamentary relations to raise them to the level of our excellent relations,” said Bundu in a statement to the press after the meeting, on the sidelines of the Africa and Middle East Regional Meeting of […]

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Morocco, Senegal Determined to Strengthen Parliamentary Cooperation

“We discussed ways to inject a new dynamic into the cooperation between our two legislative institutions,” said Diop in a statement to the press at the end of his talks with Sabbari, on the sidelines of the Africa and Middle East Regional Meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).   Diop called for the reactivation of the Moroccan-Senegalese friendship groups […]

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Atlas maps trawling in the Mediterranean

ROME, “Atlas” is a report which “for the first time” maps areas permanently closed to trawling in the Mediterranean and investigates such activities in the area.   Atlas (https://atlas.medseaalliance.org/), published ahead of the annual session of the General Commission for Fishing in the Mediterranean (Cgpm), to be held in Tirana, Albania, on November 7-11, shows the presumed and confirmed violations […]

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Russia says it resumes participation in Ukraine grain deal

Russia said on Wednesday it would resume its participation in a deal to free up vital grain exports from war-torn Ukraine after suspending it over the weekend in a move that had threatened to exacerbate hunger across the world.   The Russian defence ministry said it had received written guarantees from Kyiv not to use the Black Sea grain corridor […]

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