Upper House Delegation Participates in OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Autumn Session in Warsaw

Rabat – Morocco participates with a delegation of the House of Councillors in the autumn session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), held on 24 and 26 November in the Polish capital, Warsaw. The delegation is composed of Councillors Mustafa Missouri, from the National Rally of Independents group, and Yahya Adi, from […]

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HH Princess Lalla Zineb Chairs Signing Ceremony of Partnership Agreement for Contribution to Financial Support of LMPE Reception Centers

This agreement, which takes place following the high guidelines of HM King Mohammed VI, aimed at strengthening the actions of medical care and social protection of children, especially those in precarious situations, “is meant to contribute to the financial support of the operation of reception structures of this category of children, in order to improve the quality of its medical […]

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HH Princess Lalla Zineb Chairs Signing Ceremony of Partnership Framework Agreement to Support Care Facilities for Children in Difficult Situations

“As part of the action program to support the care structures of children in difficult situations, Her Highness Princess Lalla Zineb, President of the Moroccan League for Child Protection (LMPE), chaired on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at the Lalla Amina Center in Rabat, the signing ceremony of the framework partnership agreement with the Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and Family, […]

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Government Council Approves Bill Enacting Provisions Relating to National Press Council

Presented by the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid, this project comes under the provisions of Article 81 of the Constitution which states in its first paragraph that “the government may take, in the interval of the sessions, with the agreement of the relevant committees of the two Houses, decrees-laws that must be, during the next ordinary […]

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“We are very satisfied with this new stage and this dynamic that marks the bilateral relations, as well as the achievement of the roadmap’”, established on the occasion of the visit of the President of the Spanish government, Pedro Sanchez, to Morocco, at the invitation of HM King Mohammed VI, said Albares during a press briefing at the end of a working meeting with his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM). “All working groups meet on a permanent basis and these meetings are bearing fruit,” said the top Spanish diplomat, adding that illegal immigration from Africa has been reduced by 20% and bilateral trade has increased by 30%, Spanish exports reaching 7 billion euros since the beginning of the year. This meeting, the seventh between the two ministers, was an opportunity to “continue to advance the Spanish-Moroccan roadmap, which is being implemented point by point,” said Albares, noting that both countries continue to cross agendas, so that the High Level Meeting can be held as soon as possible. Source: Agency Morocaine De Presse

The talks, held in the presence of Moroccan ambassador to Spain, Karima Benyaich, took place on the sidelines of the 7th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).   In this context, Nasser Bourita met with European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, Secretary General of the UfM, Nasser Kamel, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel […]

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MIKATI BRIEFED BY CARETAKER MINISTER OF INFORMATION ON TUNISIA TALKS, MEETS MP STRIDA GEAGEA, INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION DELEGATION

Caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikati, on Thursday met at the Grand Serail, with Caretaker Minister of Information, Ziad Makary, with whom he discussed the situation of the media sector in the country and relevant Ministry affairs.   Following the meeting, Caretaker Minister Makary said, “I briefed the Premier on my talks in Djerba-Tunisia, on the sidelines of the Francophone Summit, […]

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Brazil’s electoral court rejects Bolsonaro election challenge

The head of Brazil’s electoral court Alexandre de Moraes on Wednesday rejected a complaint from President Jair Bolsonaro’s party to challenge October’s run-off vote, which the incumbent lost by a narrow margin, according to a court document.   Moraes, who’s also a Supreme Federal Court judge, also fined the parties in Bolsonaro’s coalition to the tune of 22.9 million reais […]

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar appointed prime minister

Malaysia’s king appointed long-time opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim as prime minister on Thursday and he will be sworn in at 5 p.m. (0900 GMT), ending five days of unprecedented post-election crisis after inconclusive polls.   Anwar’s appointment caps a three-decade long political journey from a protege of veteran leader Mahathir Mohamad to a prisoner convicted of sodomy to opposition leader […]

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Election media coverage: ISIE defends itself against accusations of “encroachment” on HAICA’s competence

The Electoral Authority reserves the right to supervise and control all audiovisual, written and electronic media, stressed President of the Independent High Authority for Elections (ISIE), Farouk Bouasker.   In a statement to the media on the sidelines of a study day organised by the ISIE in Tunis on “Electoral offences, respective roles of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Judicial […]

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Legislative elections: Bouasker calls for supporting ISIE’s efforts

President of the Independent Higher Authority for the Elections (ISIE) Farouk Bouasker called on all stakeholders in the election process, notably the judiciary police, to support the efforts of the ISIE’s officers in charge of monitoring the electoral campaigns.   Taking the floor Thursday at the opening of a study day on “the election crimes and the role of the […]

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Saïed stresses need to preserve state properties and amend legislative framework

President of the Republic, Kaïs Saïed met, on Thursday, at Carthage Palace, Mohamed Rekik, Minister of State Properties and Land Affairs.   The meeting focused on the legislative framework governing the State’s domains, as well as the need to preserve them and to amend, if necessary, the legal texts so that these properties are not abandoned, says a press release […]

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Electoral campaign required in constituencies abroad even if single candidate (Bouasker)

President of the Independent High Authority for Elections (French: ISIE) Farouk Bouasker said the Tunisian law requires the organisation of an electoral campaign in constituencies abroad even if a single candidate is running.   The electoral campaign abroad began Wednesday, Bouasker told TAP on the sidelines of a study day held Thursday by the authority in Tunis on the theme […]

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