Daily Archives: September 1, 2020

Covid-19: 1,191 New Confirmed Cases and 1,327 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – One thousand one hundred and ninety-one (1,191) new cases of infection with the coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,327 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Tuesday.   This new figure brings to 63,781 the number of contaminations in the Kingdom since the first case

ONCF: 9.4 Mln Passengers Carried in First Half of 2020

Rabat – The number of passengers carried by the National Railway Office (ONCF) has reached 9.4 million during the first half of 2020, down by 44% compared to the same period of 2019.   The turnover generated by the travellers activity stands at 409 million dirhams, down by 43% compared to the end of June

Tanger Med: 35th Container Port in the World in 2019

Tangier – Tanger Med has made significant progress in the latest rankings “Lloyd’s List” and “Container Management” published this week and ranks 35th after being ranked 46th a year earlier.   This ranking lists the top 120 ports in the world out of 500 ports that have a container activity, Tanger Med Port Authority said

DGSN Concerned over Respecting Health Instructions within Tourist Units

Casablanca – The National Police (DGSN) has taken the necessary measures to preserve public health and enforce the provisions of the state of health emergency inside tourist establishments, affirmed, Tuesday in Casablanca, the official spokesperson of the DGSN, Boubker Sabik.   “The Director General of National Police has given firm orders as to the strict

Moroccan Ambassador Highlights Transgressions that Keep Populations in Tindouf in Severe Humanitarian Situation

Johannesburg – The Moroccan Ambassador to South Africa, Youssef Amrani, shed light on Tuesday on the transgressions which keep the populations held against their will in the Tindouf camps in increasingly severe humanitarian situation.   “Human rights violations by ‘polisario’ separatists in the Tindouf camps in Algeria have continued since the creation of the first

Morocco, US Sign Agreement on Enhanced Privileges and Immunities Extended to the Counselor Corps

Rabat – Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad Nasser Bourita, and the American Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, co-chaired, Tuesday via videoconference, the signing ceremony of a bilateral agreement on enhanced privileges and immunities extended to the counselor corps.   Initialled by the US ambassador in Rabat, David Fischer, and Anas Khales,

Morocco-USA: FM Underlines Continuously Growing and Prospering Steadfast Alliance

Rabat – Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad Nasser Bourita underlined, Tuesday in Rabat, that the signing of a Morocco-USA agreement on enhanced Privileges and Immunities extended to the counselor corps is proof that “our steadfast alliance continues to grow and prosper.”   “By reciprocally extending more favorable privileges and immunities to