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HM the King Sends Message to Participants in 3rd Parliamentary Forum on Social Justice
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the third parliamentary forum on social justice, which opened Monday in Rabat, under the theme "The challenges of social and spatial justice and the components of the new development model."

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Achieving Justice Between Groups & Regions Has Always Been at Heart of HM the King's Political, Economic & Social Policy (Royal Message)
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI said that achieving justice between groups and regions has always been at the heart of his political, economic and social policy, and constitutes the ultimate goal of the initiatives and large-scale projects launched in order to improve the daily life of citizens, in an environment characterized by justice, equity, human dignity and equal opportunity.

Tangier's Rail Accident: HM the King Orders Setting up of Joint Commission to Conduct Comprehensive Administrative Enquiry
Rabat  -  

Following the accident that took place last Saturday in Tangier between a freight train and a staff transport vehicle, causing six deaths and 14 injuries, HM King Mohammed VI ordered the setting up of a joint commission between the General Inspectorate of Territorial Administration at the Interior ministry and the General Inspectorate of the ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water to conduct a comprehensive administrative enquiry in order to determine all the circumstances of the accident and take the necessary legal and administrative measures against anyone who has failed in his mission.

Social Peace and Stability Hinge on Achieving Social Justice, Head of Govt.
Rabat  -  

Head of government Saad Eddine El Othmani said, Monday in Rabat, that the establishment of social peace and stability hinge on achieving social justice, noting that any quantum leap in the development model should take account of the dimension of social justice.

Government Aims to Reduce by 50% Number of Fatalities in Traffic Accidents by 2026 (Govt. Chief)
Rabat  -  

The government aspires, in implementation of the 2017-2026 national road safety strategy, to reduce by 50% the number of fatalities in traffic accidents in 2026 and by 25% in 2021, said Monday in Rabat, head of government, Saad Eddine El Othmani.

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Beirut  -  

At least 77 civilians have been killed near Damascus in less than 24 hours in heavy bombardment by Syrian government forces, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.

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Interior Minister Chairs Meeting to Monitor Implementation of Program to Reduce Social & Territorial Disparities in Rural Areas
Rabat  -  

Interior minister, Abdelouafi Laftit, chaired, Thursday in Rabat, a meeting to monitor the implementation of projects selected under the program to reduce social and territorial disparities in rural areas (2017-2023).

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EU Council Mandates European Commission to Negotiate New Fisheries Agreement with Morocco
Brussels  -  

Ministers of Agriculture and Fisheries of the 28 member States of the European Union, meeting within the EU Council Monday in Brussels, have given a mandate to the European Commission to negotiate a new fisheries agreement with Morocco, said European sources.

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Rabat  -  

The first pilot workshop using the recently published "Writing Peace Manual" will take place from 21 to 22 February 2018 in Rabat, Morocco, involving 14 schools of the Rabat district, UNESCO said in a press release.

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520k Visitors Attend Morocco's 24th International Book Fair (Ministry)
Rabat  -  

The 24th edition of the International Book Fair (SIEL), which ended Sunday, was attended by 520,000 visitors, i.e. an increase of about 50.72% compared to the previous year, said a statement by the ministry of Culture and Communication.

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Morocco Arrests Three ISIS Supporters (Interior Ministry)
Rabat  -  

The central bureau for judiciary investigations (BCJI), under the general directorate for territory surveillance (DGST), arrested, Thursday, three dangerous supporters of the so-called Islamic State terrorist organization (ISIS) operating in the cities of Laayoune, Salé and Marrakech, said a statement by the Interior ministry.

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