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Paris: Royal Awards for two exceptional men

Thursday, 02 October 2014 12:39

Morocco's ambassador to France, Chakib Benmoussa, proceded on behalf of his majesty King Mohammed VI on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, in Paris, to the decoration with Wissam Al Arch of the order of Chevalier, of Mr Gabriel Malka, a specialist in maxillofacial surgery, and Mr Said El Asri, who distinguished himself in the field of restaurants and hotels in France.

In attendance were Mr. André Azoulay, Advisor to His Majesty the King, and other Moroccan and French personalities from diverse backgrounds.

Mr Benmoussa said that these royal honors are a tribute to exceptional careers and undeniable professional and human qualities and are a celebration of the success of these two Moroccans in France, working in two different and complex areas.

More than 3,000 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double the previous peak in 2011, the International Organisation for Migration said Sept 29.


Zurich - The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) confirmed, here Friday, Rabat as a second host city to the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup, slated for December 10- 20 in Morocco.

New York - Former President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton announced that the Clinton Global Initiative will hold its inaugural CGI Middle East and Africa Meeting in the Spring of 2015 in Marrakech with a focus on economic development.

Red Moon to represent Morocco at the Oscars 2015

Saturday, 27 September 2014 12:14

The Moroccan film "Red Moon" by director Hassan Benjelloun has been selected to compete in the 87th edition of the Oscars in the "Best Foreign Film" section.

“The tribulations of the last Sijilmassi” Fouad Laroui’s latest novel appears in France on the first selection of books nominated for the prestigious Goncourt Prize.

A Moroccan autumn in Paris

Thursday, 25 September 2014 15:45

To honor the 10th anniversary of the Friendship and Cooperation Pacts signed with the Moroccan cities of Rabat and Casablanca, the City of Paris will celebrate Morocco through a diverse programme of events and exhibitions, lasting all through autumn, from the 18th September to the 25th January 2015, in parallel with the major shows organized by the Arab World Institute and the Louvre museum.

Morocco to host the 9th Africa Development Forum

Thursday, 25 September 2014 15:42

Marrakech has been chosen to hold the Ninth African Development Forum from 12 to 16 October 2014 under the theme "Innovative financing for Africa's transformation”. The Forum is the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) flagship event and it is the first time to be held outside Addis Ababa where the ECA is headquartered.

The Ecumenical Institute of Theology Al Mowafaqa was inaugurated on September 20th, 2014 in Rabat. This institution, created at the initiative of the Catholic and Protestant churches in Morocco, wants to be a place of education, reflection and promotion of intercultural and interreligious dialogue.

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