Morocco and Nigeria Aim to Power Africa with Transcontinental Gas Pipeline

Announcement Made during King Mohammed VI’s Historic Visit to Nigeria Washington, DC, December 6, 2016 (MACP) — During a historic visit to Nigeria that began late last week, Morocco’s King Mohammed VI presided over the signing ceremony of an ambitious agreement to construct a transcontinental gas pipeline. At completion, the pipeline will bring Nigeria’s energy resources through West Africa to Morocco; and eventually to European markets with Morocco serving as ...

Morocco’s African Diplomacy Expands Eastward

King Mohammed VI Concludes Two-Country Tour of East Africa Washington, DC, October 31, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has concluded a tour of Rwanda and Tanzania, resulting in more than 40 bilateral agreements and marking the eastward expansion of Morocco’s diplomatic efforts in Africa. The tour began on October 18 in Kigali, where King Mohammed VI met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and chaired the signing of some ...

Morocco Rises Two Spots, Continues Leading North Africa in World Bank’s Latest “Doing Business” Report

Washington, DC, October 27, 2016 (MACP) — Released on Tuesday, the World Bank’s 2017 “Doing Business” report ranked Morocco 68out of 190 countries in ease of doing business—a two-spot gain since last year—making it number one in North Africa and fourth overall in the greater Middle East/North Africa region. The report praised a number of actions taken by Morocco over the past year, including: making “the process of starting a ...

Morocco and Boeing Announce Major Aerospace Investment Ahead of Third Annual US-Morocco Business Forum

New Aerospace Ecosystem in Morocco to Facilitate Manufacturing, Create 8,700 Jobs Washington, DC, September 27, 2016 (MACP) – Today, the Kingdom of Morocco and Seattle-based aerospace company Boeing announced plans to establish a Boeing industrial ecosystem in Morocco that will bring 120 Boeing suppliers to the country, create 8,200 skilled jobs, and generate $1 billion in exports. The Memorandum of Understanding outlining the project, signed by Morocco’s Minister of Industry, ...

Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Boeing to Host U.S.-Morocco Trade & Investment Forum

Seattle event to build ties, highlight Morocco’s capabilities for business sectors WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco is partnering with Boeing to host the 3rd edition of the U.S.-Morocco Trade & Investment Forum on October 3rd in Seattle, WA. The event will highlight Morocco’s capabilities to work more closely with American companies and build ties between Washington State and Morocco. Mr. Mamoune Bouhdoud, ...
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