Mississippi State University, International University of Rabat Honored by Institute of International Education for Innovative Partnership Program

Award Signals Strength, Growth of US-Morocco Educational Ties Washington, DC, January 26, 2017 (MACP) —The Institute of International Education (IIE) honored Mississippi State University (MSU) on Monday with an Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education for its partnership with Morocco’s International University of Rabat (UIR). In 2015, the two universities launched a dual degree program in automotive and aerospace engineering that has since grown to include projects to ...

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 ...

Tête-à-tête Talks with HM the King ‘Very Comprehensive’ (John Kerry) | MAP

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, described as “very comprehensive” and “very positive” his tête-à-tête talks with HM King Mohammed VI, on Wednesday at the Royal reception room of the Palais des Congrès in Marrakech. “With HM the King we had a very comprehensive and very positive discussion,” the U.S. official told the press, stressing that “President Barack Obama and I are grateful for the quality of relations we have ...
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