Oujda, June 28 - King Mohammed VI launched here on Wednesday, several housing projects meant to promote middle class housing, outfit and develop housing sites and fight unhealthy housing through the relocation of shanty town people. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...es_severa/view
Tiouli, June 29 - King Mohammed VI dedicated here on Thursday the completed first part of the housing program for the victims of the floods that swept in September 2005 the region of Oued El Himer, some 60 km south of the northeastern town of Oujda. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...house_key/view
Oujda (east), July 3 - King Mohammed VI laid, here Monday, the foundation stone of the medical and pharmacy school and kicked off the construction works of the university hospital of the eastern town of Oujda.
Nador, July 03 - King Mohammed VI inaugurated, Monday in Nador (535km northeast from Rabat), the 35km Mediterranean Nador-Oued Kert beltway and launched the construction works to double the Nador water treatment station. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...rates_med/view
Nador, July 5 - King Mohammed VI dedicated, here on Wednesday, the construction works of the Taourirt-Nador railway that was allotted MAD 2.38Bn, about USD 264Mn, and that is estimated to ship 1.5 million tons of commodities and transport 500,000 passengers per year at a 10 return trip rate per day, between these two northeast towns of the country. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...rates_nad/view
Rabat, July 06 - King Mohammed VI enquired, Thursday in the locality of Al Aroui, in the northeastern town of Nador, on several projects relating to the creation of a new urban zone on a 1,000-Ha area and a program to build 4,621 housing units in the commune of Selouane worth MAD 145Mn, about USD 16.7Mn. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...res_about/view
Bni Boufrah, July 15 - King Mohammed VI paid a visit to the construction site of the Ajdir-Jebha stretch of the Mediterranean ring road bypassing the Bni Boufrah village, located some 50 km west of the northern town of Al Hoceima. http://www.map.ma/eng
Tangier (north), July 17 - King Mohammed VI kicked off, here Monday, the construction works of the urban pole "Al Irfane" to cost about USD 477Mn that consists of the building of 18,000 houses to the profit of 90,000 people, and the rehabilitation and development of the Boukhalef region to profit 20,000 inhabitants. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal...off_const/view
Casablanca, July 20 - King Mohammed VI has inquired about the situation of Moroccan nationals affected by the total blockade imposed on Lebanon, as well as about the repatriation operations and the shipment of humanitarian aid to Lebanon. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal...s_about_1/view
Tangier, July 19 - The Sovereign dedicated in the Tangier Ben Dibane neighborhood the Mohammed VI General Hospital built with a budget of MAD 30Mn, about USD 3.33Mn. The public health facility covers 4.500 m2 and is expected to benefit 100.000 people. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...tes_hospi/view
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Casablanca, July 21 - King Mohammed VI chaired here on Friday the ceremony of the presentation of the 2006-2010 program of the National Initiative for Human development (INDH) and the summary of the achievements of the 2005 priority program. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...s_meeting/view
UAE president arrives in morocco
Casablanca, July 22 - The President of the United Arab Emirate, Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, arrived Saturday in Casablanca for a three-day official visit to Morocco at the invitation of King Mohammed VI. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...nt_arrive/view
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i read in amoroccan newpaper telquel that the king juan carlos will be in morocco monday 24 for a private visit someone know if queen sofia will be there too i like to see here again in morocco Admire her a lot :)
MADRID. - King Juan Carlos has eaten for lunch east Monday in Casablanca with Mohamed I SAW of Morocco, that this week celebrates the seventh anniversary of its arrival to the throne. The encounter has served to stage the good moment by which they cross the relations between countries both. Juan Carlos I traveled from Palm to Casablanca in an airplane Falcon 900 of the Spanish Air Force that landed in the small airport of Anfa House, in Casablanca, to the 12,30 hours (14,30 hours in Spain).
On foot of track he waited for Mohamed I SAW to him, promoter of an encounter that, once again, shows the excellent relations of friendship between the two Real Houses.
Although the visit has deprived character, a company of the Moroccan Real Guard awarded military honorses to king Juan Carlos. In the airport the flags waved together Spanish and Moroccan.
Yesterday, Sunday, the seventh anniversary of the death of king Hasán II was celebrated, father of the present alauí monarch, who always treated to the Spanish monarch like a a brother.
The ambassador of Spain in Rabat, Luis also waited for to king Juan Carlos in the airport Flat.
From the airport, both monarchs traveled in he himself car of the Moroccan Real House, lead by Mohamed I SAW, to the private residence that Mohamed I SAW has in the economic capital of the Kingdom, Casablanca, where they had lunch. When concluding, Juan Carlos I will return this same one to Palm behind schedule.
The fact that the food is celebrated in this residence and not in the Real Palace of Casablanca gives to this lunch a more familiar character, like was valued by Spanish diplomatic sources.
Casablanca, MOROCCO: Lebanon's parliamentary majority leader Saad Hariri (L) is greeted by King Mohammed VI of Morocco upon his arrival at Casablanca Royal Palace, 25 July 2006 at the start of a two-day visit expected to focus on the Middle East crisis. Hariri, a pro-West politician, has condemned the pro-Syrian Hezbollah for its abduction of two Israeli soldiers on July 12 which sparked the fierce and widespread Israeli bombardment of all of Lebanon that has killed more than 370 civilians. King Mohammed VI is chairman of the Al-Qods Committee.
Benslimane, July 26 - King Mohammed VI laid, on Wednesday in Benslimane (55km south of Rabat), the founding stone of the military and civil installations of the Benslimane airport and inaugurated the airport take-off runaway. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal..._vi_lau_7/view
Casablanca, July 27 - King Mohammed VI chaired, here Thursday, the signing ceremony of three conventions providing for carrying out three tourist projects worth MAD 23Bn, about USD 2.6Bn and meant to fit Morocco, for the first time, with a new and diversified tourist project. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal...gning4738/view
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The woman with King Juan Carlos is King mohamed VI and his brother prince moulay rachid nannyfrom spanish origin , she's a nice and a funny person ...:)
King presides over his birthday reception
Tangier, Aug. 21 - King Mohammed VI, accompanied by his younger brother Prince Moulay Rachid and cousin Prince Moulay Ismail, chaired here on Monday a reception on the occasion of his 43rd birthday, celebrated on August 21.
Aug. 28 - HM King Mohammed VI enquired about several projects concerning the tourist, economic and social development of territorial and coastal areas in M'Diq and Fnideq, northern Morocco, which will cost MAD 268.5 million. http://www.moroccotimes.com/Paper/ar...idr=2&id=16795
M'Diq, Aug. 29 - King Mohammed VI inaugurated on Tuesday the projects planned part of the upgrading of the urban area and the rehabilitation of the under equipped neighborhood of the Northern town of M'diq, some 270 km north of Rabat. The program was allotted MAD 500Mn, around USD 55.55Mn. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...rates_and/view
Tetuan, Aug. 30 - King Mohammed VI dedicated on Wednesday several development projects that were allotted MAD 80Mn, USD 8.88Mn, and meant to upgrade the urban area of the northern town of Tetuan, 260km north of Rabat. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...tes_tetua/view
King Mohammed VI launched, on Wednesday in Nouaceur (close to Casablanca), several projects and chaired over the signing ceremony of four partnership agreements, part of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH). http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...es_severa/view
King Mohammed VI on Wednesday congratulated Spanish king Juan Carlos I and Prime minister José Luis Rodriguez Zapatero on the occasion of the victory of the Spanish basketball team of the 2006 World Cup in Japan. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...tulates_s/view
Casablanca, Sept. 12 - King Mohammed VI inaugurated, here Tuesday, "Théâtre Mohammed VI," within the Roches Noires cultural complex, and enquired about the upgrading of the city's cultural infrastructure amounting to over USD 94Mn. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...tes_moham/view
Moroccan King calls for in-depth reform of NAM
Havana, Sept. 16 - King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Thursday called for an in-dept reform of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) to enable it face major challenges, in a speech to the conference. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...ing_calls/view
King Mohammed VI presides over new Ramadan religious lecture
Rabat, Sept. 26 - King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, accompanied by prince Moulay Rachid, presided, here Tuesday, over a new religious lecture of the holy month of Ramadan. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...i_pre5156/view
King visits redeveloping site of municipal lot in northern Morocco http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r..._redevelo/view
Globalization with a human face is what we need, king
Bucharest, Sept. 28 - "Globalization with a human face is what we need," and it "should contribute to reducing social and economic disparities and prevent an aggravation of the digital divide," said king Mohammed VI of Morocco in a message to the 11th Summit of La Francophonie, which opened here on Thursday. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...on_with_a/view
King inaugurates training center in prison north
Ouezzane (north), Sept. 29 - A training center was created Friday inside the prison of the northern city of Ouezzane to provide 95 inmates with professional training and literacy programs. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...rates_tra/view
Commander of the faithful dedicates mosque in Chefchaouen
Chefchaouen, Sept. 29 - King Mohammed VI, Amir Al Mouminine (Commander of the Faithful) inaugurated here on Friday the Mohammed VI Mosque in the Northern town of Chechaouen. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...f_the_fai/view
Chefchaouen (north), Sept. 30 - King Mohammed VI kicked off, Saturday in the northern town of Chefchaouen, projects on rural tourism, the promotion of local products, and the reinforcement of olive oil production capacity. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...es_projec/view
King appoints Interior Ministry officials
Rabat, Oct. 2 - King Mohammed VI appointed, here Monday, the Wali (senior governor) of the southern region of Laayoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra, M'hammed Dryef, as well as several governors and top officials at the Interior Ministry. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...ts_interi/view
M'hammed Dryefle kisses the hand of Moroccan King Mohammed VI in the Royal Palace of Rabat 02 October 2006, after being named governor of the province of Laayoune (Western Sahara). The former Spanish colony of Western Sahara was annexed in 1975 by Morocco. The United Nations has been trying since 1992 to organise a referendum on self-determination.
We finally have first woman governor:Fouzia Imnsar
Islam precepts do not contradict reason, lecturer
Casablanca, Oct. 12 - Islam precepts and teachings do not contradict reason, insisted on Wednesday professor Haytam Khayat, senior adviser of the director of the World Hea http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/cultu...pts_do_no/view
Council of Ministers approves 2007 Finance Bill
Casablanca, Oct. 12 - The finance bill of the year 2007, as well as other bills and international accords, were examined and approved, here Thursday by the Council of Ministers, chaired by King Mohammed VI. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...ministers/view
King wants fair elections, voices determination to 'forge ahead' with democracy
Rabat, Oct. 13 - King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Friday urged the government to pursue its action to provide all possible guarantees for open, transparent elections, while voicing determination to forge ahead with democracy, in a speech to Parliament that opened its 'fall session' after recess. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...fair_elec/view
Rabat, MOROCCO: Morcco's King Mohammed VI speaks at the Parliament in Rabat, 13 October 2006 during the opening of the fifth and last year of legislature where he insisted that the 2007 legislative elections be "free, transparent and legitimate". Seventeen members of Parliament of the majority were indicted for corruption and thus forbidden to attend the Parliament's opening session.
Inauguration of social projects worth USD 1.16Mn in Casablanca
Casablanca, Oct. 10 - King Mohammed VI dedicated, here Tuesday, two social projects worth some MAD 10.2Mn, i.e. about USD 1.16Mn, to provide essentially training to the youth. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box3/...n_of_soci/view
if in you're opinion keep all the power to yourselef it's dictator ok yes, you know why the ppl around him can't say no because everyone have sometihng to hide.
but in my opinions I will not Considere him as a dictator because a dictator don't alows in his country some freedom for the press wich day after day become more free and Exceeds red lines and alot of thing he do wich I think is good but we really need to Contract his Authority for that we need Strong Government and parliament it's not the case off morocco because off alot of things.
if I had to Chose between The regime in Morocco and other regime in arabic world I'll chose morocco perhapes because it's my country but really there is alot of things changes here.
Thanx for the info Shrifia! It's very compeling!! I agree, there has been much change since King Mohammed has been on the throne. It's all good things for Morocco for sure! It seems to all have a positive influence...government or no government! :-)
King: new international order should be based on international legality, justice and solidarity
Rabat, Oct.16 - King Mohammed VI voiced hope the new international, multinational order should be based on international legality, justice and solidarity. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...nternatio/view
Inauguration of Social projects worth USD 1.36Mn South
Ouarzazate (south), Oct. 17 - King Mohammed VI dedicated, Tuesday in the province of Ouarzazate (530 km south of Rabat), two social projects worth some USD 1.36Mn, essentially in favour of children and the youth. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r..._soci7260/view
First Coran psalmody prize awarded to young Abderrahmane Chate Al-Aissaoui
Ouarzazate, Oct. 20 - King Mohammed VI, Commander of the faithful, awarded here on Thursday the first Mohammed VI Prize for the psalmody and memorization of the Holy Coran to young Abderrahmane Chate Al-Aissaoui. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal..._psalmody/view
Dedication of social projects worth USD 373K south
Ouarzazate (south), Oct. 20 - King Mohammed VI, accompanied by prince Moulay Rachid (younger brother) and prince Moulay Ismail (cousin), dedicated, Friday in the town of Ouarzazate (530 km south of Rabat) social projects worth USD 373,692. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/imp_r...ocial2108/view
Rabat, MOROCCO: Morocco's King Mohammed VI arrives aboard a coach to the Ahl Fes mosques in Rabat for the Eid Al-Fitr prayer, 24 October 2006
King pardons 617 prisoners, congratulates Islamic nations on Id Al Fitr
Rabat, Oct. 23 - King Mohammed VI granted free pardon to 617 people condemned by various courts of the Kingdom, on the occasion of Id Al Fitr, marking the end of the Holy month of Ramadan and to be celebrated in Morocco on Tuesday, this year. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/royal...s_617_pri/view
King receives Director General of Bayt Mal Al Qods Agency
Casablanca, Oct. 27 - King Mohammed VI, chairman of the Committee Al Qods, recevied Friday, Director General of the Agency Bayt Mal Al Qods, Abdelkbir Alaoui M'Daghri who presented to the monarch the agency's nine-year strategy. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box1/...es_direct/view
8,000 Moroccans lodge complaints against government in last two years Rabat, Oct. 27 - About 8,000 Moroccans have lodged complaints mainly against government administrations and institutions in the last two years, revealed, here on Friday the Moroccan ombudsman, Moulay Mhamed Iraqi. http://www.map.ma/eng/sections/box2/...cans_lodg/view