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HM the King, Commander of the Faithful, Performs Eid Al Fitr Prayer in Ahl Fez Mosque
Rabat  -  

HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan, HRH Prince Moulay Rachid and HH Prince Moulay Ismail, performed, Friday, the Eid Al Fitr prayer in Ahl Fez mosque in Rabat and received wishes on this joyful occasion.

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Potential Use of Chemical Weapons by Non-State Actors Threatens Peace and Security, FM
Marrakech  -  

The potential use of chemical weapons by Non-State actors poses a serious threat to international peace and security, and is a real concern for the international community which should pool efforts to address it in a resolute and solidarity-based way, said, Tuesday in Marrakech, foreign minister Nasser Bourita.

Facebook Joins Maroc-Cultures During 17th Edition of Mawazine Festival
Rabat  -  

Facebook has joined Maroc-Cultures on the occasion of the 17th edition of the Mawazine Festival - Rhythms of the World, which promotes the cultural dimension of the festival as well as tolerance, openness and sharing, values dear to this social network, the first in Morocco and in the world.

Domestic Growth to Stand at 3.6% in 2018, 3.1 in 2019, Central Bank
Rabat  -  

While it accelerated to 4.1 percent in 2017, domestic growth would slow down to 3.6 percent in 2018 and 3.1 percent in 2019, while household consumption and investment are expected to continue to grow steadily in the medium term, according to central bank "Bank Al-Maghrib" forecasts.

Morocco to Host OECD Days on July 9-13
Paris  -  

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Days will take place on July 9-13 in Rabat, with the participation of an important delegation from the Organization, bringing together high-level representatives and experts in international relations management, public governance, education, territorial development, and statistics.

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On High Royal Instructions, Morocco to Bid for 2030 World Cup Hosting Rights (Official)
Rabat  -  

On High instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, Morocco will officially submit a bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup, announced, Thursday, minister of Youth and Sports, Rachid Talbi Alami.

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Geneva  -  

Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus voiced concern Saturday over the ongoing fightings in Hodeida, in Yemen.

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16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of African States Parties to CWC Opens in Marrakech
Marrakech  -  

The 16th Regional Meeting of National Authorities of African States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) kicked off, on Tuesday in Marrakesh, with the participation of delegations representing 38 African States Parties to the CWC, and six regional and international organisations (UN 1540 Committee, ECCAS, COMESA, EAC, IGAD, WCO).

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Inflation Expected to Reach 2.4% in 2018, Back to 1.4% in 2019, Central Bank
Rabat  -  

Inflation is expected to reach 2.4 percent in 2018, before returning to 1.4 percent in 2019, while core inflation, which measures the fundamental price trend, would remain subdued, reaching about 1.1 percent in 2018 and 1.6 percent in 2019, central bank "Bank Al-Maghrib" said.

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Morocco, Spain Determined to Improve Recruitment Process of Moroccan Seasonal Female Workers (Statement)
Rabat  -  

Morocco and Spain have expressed their determination to improve the recruitment process of Moroccan seasonal female workers, in order to create the appropriate conditions for the success of this migration.

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Morocco Will Not Participate in Meeting of Coalition Communication Ministers to Support Legitimacy in Yemen on June 23 in Jeddah
Rabat  -  

Morocco will not participate in the meeting of communication ministers of coalition countries to support legitimacy in Yemen slated June 23 in Jeddah, KSA, due to its agenda.

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Maintenance Works Conducted in 190 Flood-Threatened Sites up until 2018, Official
Rabat  -  

190 sites at risk from flooding have undergone maintenance works up until 2018, said Secretary of State for water Charafat Afailal on Monday.

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