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Royal activities

Royal visit to Oued Laou: new projects to boost city's socio-economic and urban development
Oued Laou  -  

HM King Mohammed VI launched, on Friday in the urban commune of Oued Laou, several structuring projects meant to boost the city's socio-economic and urban development.

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Morocco, Spain, Portugal ink MoU in scientific research
Rabat  -  

Morocco , Spain and Portugal signed Sunday in Rabat a memorandum of understanding meant to define priority research areas with a significant potential for partnership in the field of scientific research.

Oil exploration : works in sedimentary basins show existence of petroleum systems, several potential deposits: Benkhadra
Rabat  -  

Studies and works carried out by the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining (ONHYM) and its partners at different sedimentary basins of the Kingdom have shown the existence of petroleum systems and several potential deposits, said ONHYM director-general Amina Benkhadra.

Professional waste collection reaches 80,5 % : minister
Rabat  -  

The rate of professional waste collection climbed to 80,5 % thanks to the national program for municipal solid waste launched in 2008 to address the problem of municipal and similar solid waste collection and disposal, said minister delegate for the Environment Hakima El Haiti.


Head of Govt. receives CEO of GE
Rabat  -  

Head of government Abdelilah Benkirane received, on Monday in Rabat, chief executive officer of General Electric (GE) Jeffrey Immelt who is on a working visit to Morocco.

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Amara discusses prospects of cooperation in energy, water with GE CEO
Rabat  -  

Moroccan minister of Energy, mines, water and environment Abdelkader Amara held Monday in Rabat a meeting with Jeffrey Immelt, CEO of General Electric (GE) on prospects and means of cooperation in the sectors of energy and water.

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Europe team wins IAAF Continental Cup, Marrakech 2014
Marrakech  -  

The European team took the lead Sunday at the 2nd IAAF Continental cup, a team contest worth a total of US$ 2,900,000 in prize money being paid by the IAAF.

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Geneva  -  

British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of human rights, Baroness Anelay, praised here Thursday, Morocco's interaction with the UN human Rights mechanisms.

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Addis-Ababa  -  

The National Council for Human Rights (CNDH) showcased, Thursday before the UN forum in Addis-Ababa, its experience in the field of raising human rights and labor standards awareness in the business world.

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Paris  -  

The exhibition of "Medieval Morocco: an empire from Africa to Spain", scheduled from Oct. 17, 2014 to Jan. 19, 2015 at the Louvre museum, is an unprecedented event to promote culture as a lever for development, said, Wednesday in Paris, director of Royal Archives Bahija Simou.

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Heavy rains force closure of roads in southern Morocco
Tata  -  

Heavy rainfall hit Saturday and Sunday the town of Tata (southern Morocco) causing the closure of several roadways in the region including a national road and other provincial roads and rural tracks.

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Mohammed V airport (Casablanca)  -  

Three West African nationals, including a woman, travelling from Sao Paulo to Kotono, were arrested Saturday by the police of the Casablanca international airport for possession of 3.35 kg of cocaine.

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