US hails Morocco’s encouragement of women entrepreneurs [Business Standard]

Morocco praised by US official for its work to encourage women entrepreneurs:

business standardUS Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has hailed the leadership of Morocco’s King Mohammed VI in encouraging entrepreneurship and women entrepreneurs, noting that the North African country’s achievements in this area are “truly fantastic”.

Speaking Wednesday on the sidelines of the 5th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), being held in Marrakech Nov 19-21, Pritzker said she was “delighted” to take part in this international event, the first of its kind in the African continent, MAP news agency reported.

The senior US official also welcomed the efforts made by Morocco to enhance the business climate as part of an “absolutely attractive approach” for the American business community, especially in light of the Free Trade Agreement of 2006 between Rabat and Washington which is a foundation for further business partnerships…[Full story]




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