FIGHT AGAINST TORTURE

International experts pay tribute to Morocco in Geneva. International experts paid tribute to Morocco on 27.02.2017 in Geneva for its international commitment to the prevention of torture and other inhuman treatment. "Morocco, through its actions and goodwill, is gradually positioning itself as a model for the entire region," said Alice Edwards, head of the secretariat … Continue reading FIGHT AGAINST TORTURE

PROCESS OPENING IN MOROCCO

Morocco should be proud of this, and its Arab neighbors should look to it. In January, the North African state began criminal proceedings, which are pursued with great interest worldwide. Already last year, a decision of the Moroccan Supreme Court came to great international approval, especially in human rights organizations. The court had declared inadmissible … Continue reading PROCESS OPENING IN MOROCCO

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUPPORTS THE CANARY CANDIDATE FOR THE SUMMIT OF SPAIN-AFRICA

Spain wants to give a new focus to its relations with the continent after several years of declines in development aid. With that goal in mind, the Canarian president, Fernando Clavijo, expressed to the Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, a formal proposal for the first Spanish-African summit at the end of this year, to be … Continue reading MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUPPORTS THE CANARY CANDIDATE FOR THE SUMMIT OF SPAIN-AFRICA

GIANT EXPRESS WAY PROJECT: TIZNIT-LAAYOUNE-DAKHLA

On 2 February, the moroccan equipment department will select a consulting firm to entrust it with the task of carrying out the geotechnical study and the expertise for the Tiznit-Guelmim section of the giant Tiznit-Laâyoune-Dakhla expressway project in the amount of 2.5 million dirhams. The Tiznit-Laayoune-Dakhla expressway project, which will mobilize a budget of 8.5 … Continue reading GIANT EXPRESS WAY PROJECT: TIZNIT-LAAYOUNE-DAKHLA

MOROCCO REJOINS AFRICAN UNION AFTER 33-YEARS ABSENCE

Morocco has been readmitted to the African Union after a 33-year absence and is now a full member, said Macky Sall, the Senegalese president. After an emotional and tense debate, member states decided by consensus to leave the question of the disputed territory of Western Sahara for another day, and resolve it with Morocco "back … Continue reading MOROCCO REJOINS AFRICAN UNION AFTER 33-YEARS ABSENCE

GLOBAL OIL SHALE TO BUILD A MAD 3BILLION CEMENT PLANT IN TARFAYA

Global Scandinavian energy company, Global Oil, has announced its decision to build a MAD 3billion Cement Plant in Tarfaya, located 1200 km south of Rabat. The decline in hydrocarbon prices hasn't stopped Global Oil Shale (GOS) from looking to invest in a mega-cement plant in Morocco. The new plant will cover an area of about … Continue reading GLOBAL OIL SHALE TO BUILD A MAD 3BILLION CEMENT PLANT IN TARFAYA

80MW SOLAR PLANT IN LAAYOUNE AND 20MW IN BOUJDOUR

Morocan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has selected Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power and China's Chint group to develop the "NOOR PV IV" Program. The NOOR PV IV Program consists of three projects: NOOR Ouarzazate IV, with a capacity of around 70MW, NOOR Laayoune, 80MW and NOOR Boujdour, 20MW. Global solar EPC firm … Continue reading 80MW SOLAR PLANT IN LAAYOUNE AND 20MW IN BOUJDOUR

DESTINATION TARFAYA: FUERTEVENTURA EXPECTS THE MARITIM LINE IN EARLY 2017

The works of the port of Tarfaya will be comleted by the end of march 2017. The president of the gouvernment of Tarfaya, Mohamed Salem Behiya, says to be "ready" to start operations in the renovated Moroccan port. The president of the Chamber of Commerce Fuerteventura, Antonio Rodríguez Marichal, believes that this line "will contribute … Continue reading DESTINATION TARFAYA: FUERTEVENTURA EXPECTS THE MARITIM LINE IN EARLY 2017

TARFAYA-FUERTEVENTURA: MARITIME LINE OPERATIONAL

Port authorities of Canary Islands have confirmed starting of the line Puerto Del Rosario-Tarfaya, once this port facility will be commissioned. The authorities of the island of Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands are relieved. The highly anticipated shipping line linking the port of Rosario to that of Tarfaya is confirmed. It will be commissioned after … Continue reading TARFAYA-FUERTEVENTURA: MARITIME LINE OPERATIONAL