Daily Archives: August 6, 2020

Covid-19: 1,144 New Confirmed Cases, 559 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – One thousand one hundred and forty-four (1,144) new cases of infection with the coronavirus (Covid-19) and 559 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced Thursday.   This new figure brings to 29,644 the number of contaminations in the Kingdom since the first case reported

Trade Deficit Reduced by 16.2% in H1 2020

Rabat – Morocco’s trade deficit narrowed by 16.2% to more than 85.58 billion dirhams in the first six months of 2020, according to the Exchange Office.   This reduction is explained by the respective falls in imports and exports of goods by 17.5% to MAD 206.89 bln and 18.3% to MAD 121.3 bln, said the

Rabat: Signing of Pact for Economic Recovery and Employment & Program Contract on Tourism

Rabat – The Pact for economic recovery and employment and the program Contract on the revival of the tourism sector were signed, on Thursday in Rabat, on the sidelines of the 9th meeting of the Economic Monitoring Committee (CVE).   The Pact for economic recovery and employment includes cross-cutting measures while taking account of sectoral

Tangier: Police Arrest Three Individuals for Drug Possession and Trafficking

Rabat – The Tangier judicial police arrested, on Wednesday three individuals aged between 34 and 50 years, for their alleged involvement in a case of possession and trafficking of drugs and psychotropic substances.   A statement by the national police (DGSN) indicated that two of the suspects were arrested onboard a car at a road

Establishment of Institutional Mechanisms for Media Professionals to Cover Security Operations (DGSN)

Rabat – The National Police (DGSN) said that institutional, central and regional mechanisms were established and made available to professionals in the media sector to organize media coverage of security operations, and more particularly those included in the framework of the application of the state of health emergency.   These mechanisms, put in place with

Two Italian NGOs Request Clarifications on Diversion of Aid by Algeria and Polisario

Rome – – The scandal of the diversion by Algeria and the “polisario” of food aid intended for the populations held against their will in the Tindouf camps has experienced a new twist in Italy after two human rights associations called for clarification on this matter.   The associations “Nessuno tocchi Caino” and “Life Odv”

British Ambassador Praises Morocco’s Dynamism and Strength of its Institutions

Rabat – The British ambassador to Morocco, Thomas Reilly praised “the dynamic that Morocco is experiencing and the strength of its institutions”, during a meeting with speaker of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki.   “HM King Mohammed VI is leading the Kingdom wisely on the road to prosperity and development,” Reilly said during