Wednesday, 28 February 2024 11:07

Rabat  – Morocco’s ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said all necessary measures will be taken to defend the interests and rights of Moroccan nationals targeted by the unilateral decision of the Dutch government to revoke the 1972 bilateral agreement on social security.

The global thinkers forum (GTF) will bring together policy makers from the region in conversation with civil society actors to discuss crucial gender equality priorities in the MENA region.

Madrid - About 300 African migrants stormed a border fence separating Morocco from the Spanish territory of Melilla on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people injured, officials said.

A conference under the theme "Morocco, Africa's business gateway" will be held October 22 at the Mansion House in London.

Paris — Her Royal Highness Princess Lalla Meryem proceeded on Tuesday in Paris to the launch of the exhibition "Medieval Morocco: An Empire from Africa to Spain", organized by the Louvre Museum in partnership with the National Foundation for Museums and held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI and French president François Hollande.

The 2014 Morocco Trade and Investment Forum will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel. The event will be an exciting opportunity to discuss the benefits of working with Morocco, considering its geostrategic location making it a business portal to Africa and Europe. DRC President & CEO Dale Petroskey will join Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, His Excellency Rachad Bouhlal, and The Honorable Dwight L. Bush Sr. for the opening remarks.

Morocco is one of the eight countries taking part in the joint initiative on Immigration and Development countries. The program is funded by the European Union and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (9.5 million USD) and implemented by the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) in collaboration with the International Organization migration (IOM) and other international agencies.

Despite the decline in the financials transfers of the Moroccans abroad ( MRE)due to the economic crisis, these transfers contributed to "maintain the financial balance of Morocco during the Year 2013" according to a Memorandum issued by the World Bank on the monitoring role of migrant remittances in the economic growth of their countries of origin.

Morocco expressed in a press communiqué its deep disappointment and rejection of any upcoming decision of the Netherlands to revoke the Convention on social security with Morocco.

King Mohammed VI delivered a speech before both houses of the parliament on Friday at the opening of the first session of the fourth legislative year of the 9th legislature.

Here follows the full text of the speech delivered by the Moroccan monarch.

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