Tag: Asia

King of Morocco Boosts Diplomatic Momentum by Appointing New Ambassadors

December 14, 2021

King Mohammed VI, of Morocco, received on Tuesday at the Rabat Royal Palace,  nineteen new ambassadors to be positioned in several capitals in Europe, Africa, ... Read More

Morocco’s BCP mulls stake sale to Asian bank

October 22, 2020

Morocco’s second largest bank, BCP, is said to be planning to allow in a major Asian bank as stakeholder in a bid to diversify its ... Read More

Moroccans on Blacklist of Alleged Terrorism Financiers

February 25, 2018

US intelligence agencies have established a blacklist of individuals from around the world, including from Morocco, suspected of funding terrorist operations. The blacklisted are banned ... Read More

Cost of US Wars in Middle East, Asia: $5.6 Trillion

November 9, 2017

The cost of US wars in the Middle East and Asia was estimated at $5.6 trillion said The Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs ... Read More

Delaware Governor to Attend Atlantic Dialogues in Morocco

December 15, 2016

Governor of Delaware, Jack Markell, will participate on Friday in the “Atlantic Dialogues” in Rabat, a conference on issues pertaining to Atlantic Ocean countries. The ... Read More

Morocco Joins ASEAN Treaty

September 7, 2016

Morocco is set to diversify its global partners with the recent joining of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) of the Association of Southeast ... Read More

Japan Earmarks $30 Billion in Support for Infrastructure Development in Africa

August 28, 2016

Japan announced it will invest $30 billion in support of Africa’s economic growth and infrastructure over the next three years. The pledge was made by ... Read More

Casablanca Airport Passenger number up 4.47% in May

July 9, 2016

The number of passengers at Mohammed V airport in Casablanca have grown by 4.47% in May compared to the same period last year, the national ... Read More

Morocco: First Islamic Banks to Open Doors in 2017

July 1, 2016

Morocco’s central bank will start very soon granting permits to Islamic banks due to start operations in the North African Kingdom in 2017. So far ... Read More

North Africa Tourism Plummets By 8 % in 2015 Due to Terrorism (WTO)

January 20, 2016

As international tourism grew by 4.4 pc in 2015 to reach a record of 1.2 billion arrivals, the number of foreign tourists dropped by 8 ... Read More