Bloomberg again Names Morocco among 50 Most Innovative Economies in the World

Results Reflect Morocco’s Success in Implementing King Mohammed VI’s Vision for Modern, Growing Economy Washington, DC, January 19, 2017 (MACP) — Morocco was again named among the 50 most innovative economies in the world and one of just two such economies in Africa by the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index released Tuesday. The Index evaluated over 200 world economies before trimming the list to 78 that had data on at least ...

Morocco Expands African Footprint with Royal Visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria

Visits Follow Calls to Rejoin African Union, Recent Trips to Rwanda, Tanzania and Senegal Washington, DC, December 12, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has concluded the second leg of a nearly two-month, six-country Africa tour with visits to Ethiopia, Madagascar, and Nigeria, resulting in some 50 bilateral agreements. The visits come on the heels of trips to Rwanda, Tanzania, and Senegal in October, when more than 40 bilateral ...

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 ...
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