Posts Tagged ‘MAP’

4th International African Development Forum Kicks Off in Casablanca | MAP

Morocco hosted the 4th International African Development Forum: The 4th edition of the International African Development Forum kicked off here on Thursday under the theme “Agriculture and electrification: mobilizing energy”. The event, which brings together Moroccan and African ministers, ambassadors, businessmen and many other figures, will tackle development issues in Africa. The forum is also an opportunity for boosting public-private partnerships. According to organizers, African development requires the promotion of ...

Morocco, Belgium Enjoy ‘Optimal’ Cooperation in Counter Terrorism (Belgian Minister) | MAP

Morocco continues to be one of the world’s leading partners in counter terrorism cooperation: Morocco and Belgium enjoy “optimal” cooperation in counter terrorism, particularly in the exchange of information and good practices, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and Home Affairs Jan Jambon said Tuesday. Belgium draws inspiration from Morocco’s security experience in the fields of information systems, telecommunications and identification, Jambon told the press on the sidelines ...

Morocco ‘Very Important Ally’ of United States, Says John Kerry | MAP

Quotes from Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent meeting with Moroccan Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar: “Morocco was the first nation to recognize the United States after the Declaration of Independence”, US Secretary of State told the press before his meeting with Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar, adding that Washington has since had “long-standing relations with the Kingdom. “Recalling that Morocco is an important non-NATO ally of the United States, Kerry underlined ...

King Inaugurates Sanitation, Drinking Water Projects in Dakhla | MAP

Another step forward has been taken in Morocco’s development efforts in Western Sahara: King Mohammed VI inaugurated, Tuesday in the southern city of Dakhla, large-scale sanitation and drinking water projects, carried out for an overall budget of 495 million dirhams. To accompany the demographic and urban development of the city, these projects will consolidate the new development model of the southern provinces, launched by the Sovereign on the occasion of ...

Noor Solar Project Leads Morocco’s Clean Power Drive (Oxford Business Group) | MAP

Africa’s largest solar plant is coming online in Morocco: The southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate will soon be home to Africa’s largest solar plant and the world’s biggest concentrating solar power (CSP) facility, with €6bn worth of solar projects currently in the works, OBG added, noting that the 500-MW Ouarzazate Solar Complex (OSC) – which will occupy an area roughly the size of the capital Rabat – will harness solar ...
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