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MOROCCO Press Releases

Mediterranean Night at Amaya Food Gallery General—11 Jan 18

Spice up your evening with zesty delights at Amaya Food Gallery on Mediterranean Night. Boasting a buffet spread of premium seafood and flavourful specialities prepared at live show kitchens, the Gallery will feature delicacies from Morocco, Spain,

Morocco and Ukraine join the World Bank Treasury Government Debt and Risk Management Program Stcoks—04 Jan 18

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WASHINGTON, January 3, 2017 — The World Bank Treasury announced today the addition of two new members, Morocco and Ukraine, to the Government Debt and Risk Management (GDRM) program. The GDRM Program is a World Bank Treasury initiative sponsored by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs-SECO that provides assistance to middle-income countries (MICs) to improve macroeconomic and fiscal management by reducing vulnerability to financial and other shocks.

The GDRM Program, which brings a tailored approach to each country's priorities, provides expert advisory services to improve the quality of government debt and risk portfolio, including institutional strengthening and technical capacity development. The program is uniquely designed to support MICs from diagnostic work, to reform plans through implementation.

The GDRM Program, established in 2011 with three countries, with the addition of Morocco and Ukraine will now be serving 14 countries. Other participating countries include Albania, Azerbaijan, Colombia, Egypt, Ghana, Indonesia, Macedonia, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tunisia, and Vietnam.

New World Bank Support to Unleash Agri-food Sectors Potential in Morocco Stcoks—21 Dec 17

Support for strengthening agricultural value chains for greater inclusion of small and medium producers Washington, December 20, 2017 – With the increased productivity of Morocco's agriculture sector over the past few years, driven by ambitious

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2017 Article IV Consultation with Morocco Stcoks—15 Dec 17

On December 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV Consultation with Morocco. [1] Following last year's drought, economic growth has picked up in 2017 and is expected to reach 4.4 percent, mostly

LaPresse: The King of Morocco Expresses His Concern to the President of the United General—07 Dec 17

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI, as Chairman of the Committee Al Qods, sent a message to the President of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump, expressing his "deep concern as well as the inquietude of the people of the Arab and Muslim States" following

IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Consultation and Third Review of the Precautionary and Stcoks—08 Nov 17

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Nicolas Blancher visited Morocco from October 25 to November 7, 2017 to conduct discussions with the Moroccan authorities on the 2017 Article IV consultation, as well as on the third review under the

Mediterranean Night at Amaya Food Gallery General—28 Sep 17

Spice up your evening with zesty delights at Amaya Food Gallery on Mediterranean Night. Boasting a buffet spread of premium seafood and flavourful specialities prepared at live show kitchens, the Gallery will feature delicacies from Morocco, Spain,

Photo Release: Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket Welcomes the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Lifestyle—24 Aug 17

Cape Panwa Hotel Phuket General Manager Thomas Hain (2nd from left) and Front Office Manager Marck Elmenzo (left), warmly welcomed Mr. Mohammed Ali Lazreq (centre), Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, and his

IMF, AMF, AFESD and Government of Morocco To Host Regional Conference: Opportunity for AllPromoting Stcoks—22 Aug 17

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development (AFESD) and Government of Morocco will co-host a high-level conference in Marrakesh, January 29–30, 2018, on promoting higher economic

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Second Review under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line Stcoks—02 Aug 17

On August 1, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Precautionary and Liquidity Line (PLL) Arrangement and reaffirmed Morocco's continued qualification for the PLL. The two-year PLL

IMF Staff Completes Second Review Mission of the Precautionary and Liquidity Line for Stcoks—11 Jul 17

End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's

New US$350 Million Program Unleashes Opportunities for Financial sector growth in Stcoks—17 May 17

New World Bank program supports improved access to finance for small and young enterprises and the development of local capital markets Washington, May 16, 2017­ – The World Bank announced today a $350 million program to support wide-ranging

More Inclusive Growth and Youth Employment Within Reach for Morocco Stcoks—16 May 17

New report outlines path to faster, sustainable economic growth and more inclusive human and social development Rabat, May 15, 2017 – Morocco has an opportunity in the years ahead to boost economic growth and job creation, especially for young

A MOROCCAN FESTIVAL IN BANGKOK 24 March 2 April, 2017 General—17 Mar 17

To celebrate the continuing excellent diplomatic relations between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Kingdom of Thailand, The Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to Thailand, H.E. Mr. Abdelilah El Housni and Kamala Sukosol, President of the

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok appoints Sebastian de Vizacaya as Director of Food and General—10 Jan 17

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok has appointed Sebastian de Vizacaya as Director of Food and Beverage. Sebastian worked previously as Food and Beverage Manager at the Banyan Tree and Angsana Lang Co in Central Vietnam. He began his career in Morocco at the

IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Consultation and First Review of the Precautionary and Stcoks—02 Dec 16

Improved fiscal management and diversification of the economy have strengthened Morocco's resilience Growth projected to accelerate to about 4.4 in 2017 The IMF welcomes the recent public pension reform as well as improvements in public finances provided

Generation Z Wants More Action for a Sustainable Future, Reveals Global Research from General—17 Nov 16

Climate change will be the world's biggest challenge over the next decade, according to a global survey of young people carried out by Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company. Unveiled at COP22 in Morocco, the 'Masdar Gen Z Global Sustainability

World Bank Group Launches Climate Business Innovation Network Stcoks—17 Nov 16

New network brings global resources to clean technology entrepreneurs in developing countries MARRAKESH, Morocco, Nov. 16, 2016 — The World Bank Group and partners today launched a network that brings together more than 30 foundations, donors,

Morocco Invests USD 100 million in World Bank Green Bonds Stcoks—08 Nov 16

Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 – The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development – IBRD, rated AAA/Aaa) announced today, the launch of USD 100 million in World Bank Green Bonds purchased by Bank Al-Maghrib, the Central

Photo Release: the Royal Decoration the Admirable Order of Alawite Officer Wissam General—31 Oct 16

H.E. Mr. Abdelilah EL HOUSNI Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco to the Kingdom of Thailand, presides over the Conferment Ceremony of the Royal Decoration, the Admirable Order of Alawite Officer Wissam, upon Mr. William Ellwood Heinecke

Morocco#s Attijariwafa Bank signs deal to buy Rwanda#s Cogebanque Stcoks—20 Oct 16

Attijariwafa Bank, one of Morocco's biggest banks, has signed an agreement to buy Rwandan bank Compagnie Generale de Banque Limited (Cogebanque), the bank said on Wednesday. Cogebanque is Rwanda's third largest bank by assets, which totalled 167.5

Be the First to Discover the latest Banyan Tree resort opening on the Mediterranean Lifestyle—05 Sep 16

Banyan Tree Tamouda Bay officially opens today in northern Morocco. As Banyan Tree's first venture in the Mediterranean featuring the first all-pool villa resort in Morocco, each of the 92 luxury villas combine Moroccan charm with an

IMF Executive Board Approves US$3.47 billion for Morocco Under the Precautionary and Liquidity Stcoks—25 Jul 16

Access under the PLL arrangement in the first year will be equivalent to US$1.73 billion, or 140 percent of quota. Moroccan authorities have stated that they intend to treat the arrangement as precautionary The new PLL provides Morocco with useful

Morocco to start approving Islamic banks for business to begin in 2017 Stcoks—30 Jun 16

Morocco's central bank said on Thursday it would start issuing approvals for Islamic banks this year, with the aim of allowing them to begin business in early 2017. Islamic banks and insurers are setting up in Morocco after it adopted legislation

Film4Climate Global Video Competition Opens, In Search of Short Videos to Inspire the Stcoks—21 Jun 16

Winners to be honored at official awards ceremony at COP22 climate summit in Marrakech, Morocco in November 2016 WASHINGTON, June 20, 2016 – The Film4Climate Global Video Competition formally opens today as the centerpiece of the Connect4Climate