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6th Apr, 2017King appoints new Cabinet

King Mohammed VI has appointed a 39 strong Cabinet to be led by Saad Eddine El Othmani. The appointments come five months after the general election and following the appointment […] more ->

20th Mar, 2017King appoints new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has asked former foreign minister Saad Eddine El Othmani from the Justice and Development Party (PJD) to try and form a government. The move comes after […] more ->

16th Mar, 2017King sacks PM as post-election stalemate continues

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has decided to dismiss Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane. The decision was taken after the prime minister had failed, after five months, to form a new […] more ->

11th Oct, 2016King asks Abdelilah Benkirane to form a government

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has asked Secretary General of the Justice and Development Party (PJD) and current Prime Minister, Abdelilah Benkirane, to form a government. The constitution requires that […] more ->

10th Oct, 2016PJD increase their hold on Parliament

Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane’s Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD) has emerged victorious after Friday’s general election although turnout was very low at just 43%. The PJD took 125 seats, […] more ->

7th Oct, 2016Low turnout expected in Morocco poll today

Morocco goes to the polls today to elect the 395 members of the House of Representatives. There are 15,702,592 eligible voters voting at more than 40,000 polling stations between 8 […] more ->

12th Oct, 2015King opens parliament

King Mohammed VI of Morocco opened the first session of the fifth legislative year of the ninth legislature on Friday. Below is the King’s speech to parliamentarians as published on […] more ->

7th Sep, 2015Local election results

The ruling Justice and Development Party (PJD) have emerged as the party with the largest vote in Morocco’s municipal and regional elections last Friday. However, the results were mixed with […] more ->

13th May, 2015King to appoint four new Ministers after resignations

King Mohammed VI has accepted the resignation of three cabinet ministers, Minister of Relations with the Parliament and Civil Society, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research […] more ->

25th Feb, 2015IMF completes Article IV consultation with Morocco

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its Article IV consultation with Morocco. The full press release as published on the IMF website is as follows; IMF Executive Board Concludes […] more ->