Daily Archives: September 16, 2020

Morocco Made Progress in Health Sector, Efforts Are Still Needed (OECD)

Paris – While Morocco has made progress in the health sector (increase in life expectancy and reduction in the burden of communicable disease), efforts are still needed, according to a recent report of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).   “In recent years, Morocco has made progress in the health sector, with an

Covid-19: 1,692 New Confirmed Cases and 1,921 Recoveries in 24 Hours (Ministry)

Rabat – One thousand six hundred and ninety-two (1,692) new cases of infection with the coronavirus (Covid-19) and 1,921 recoveries have been recorded in Morocco in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday.   The new toll of confirmed cases brings to 92,016 the number of contaminations in the Kingdom since

ONMT Managing Director Meets French Tourism Stakeholders in Paris to Prepare for Recovery

Paris – Managing director of the Moroccan National Tourist Office (ONMT), Adel El Fakir, traveled, Monday, to France, the leading market for tourism to Morocco, to meet the main travel producers and distributors as well as representatives of the country’s corporations.   The program of this trip, intended to reassure French travel stakeholders, included meetings

Tbilisi: Morocco Participates in 112th Session of UNWTO Executive Council

Tbilisi – Morocco, represented by minister of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy, Nadia Fettah, is participating in the 112th session of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), opened on Wednesday in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.   This session, which brings together some thirty member States, is an opportunity to exchange

Current Crisis Offers Opportunity to Reinvent Tourism (Minister)

Tbilisi – The current health crisis offers an opportunity to transform the tourism sector and position it in the post-Covid-19 era, stressed, Wednesday in Tbilisi, minister of Tourism, Handicrafts, Air Transport and Social Economy, Nadia Fettah Alaoui.   Speaking at the 112th session of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) which brings

Tourism: SG of UNWTO Promises “Historic” 24th General Assembly in Marrakech

Tbilisi – The 24th General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) that Marrakech will host in 2021 will be “historic”, said on Wednesday in Tbilisi its Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili.   “The next UNWTO General Assembly will be historic. We will do our best to make it one of the most successful post-pandemic events,”

186 Would-be Immigrants Arrested in National Waters (Military Source)

Rabat – The Royal Navy Coast Guard, on patrol in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, intercepted Tuesday and Wednesday, several makeshift boats, with 186 would-be immigrants on board, a military source said on Wednesday.   The individuals, mostly Sub-Saharans, were safely transported to various ports in the Kingdom, after receiving the necessary care on board