News: Headlines from the Moroccan Press: Saturday, September 18, 2021


Nasser Bourita: Morocco reaffirms its unwavering commitment to regional peace :

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation, and Moroccans Living Abroad, Nasser Bourita, on Friday, reiterated the Kingdom's unwavering commitment to regional peace at a ministerial conference organised by the US State Department to commemorate the first anniversary of the Abraham Accords. "Be confident of Morocco's unwavering and continued commitment to do what it takes to make a real contribution to regional peace," the minister stated.

The PAM and the Istiqlal are on the right track to integrate the government majority, while the USFP sees its chances dwindling:

The governmental majority will be announced next week, said the Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, a few days ago. However, after the agreements sealed at the level of the regional councils and which will allow the RNI, the PAM, and the Istiqlal to lead four of the 12 regions of the Kingdom, several observers assure that the new majority will be composed only of these three parties that came first in the legislative elections.


By 2050, there will be 216 million of them, warns the World Bank: What is a climate migrant?

Climate-induced internal migration is set to accelerate until 2050 in several parts of the world, according to the latest Groundswell report of the World Bank (WB), published recently. The paper predicts that this migration will hit the poorest and most vulnerable hardest and jeopardise development gains. Morocco and other North African countries are also affected. The most pessimistic estimates predict more than 10 million internal migrants in this region.

USFP National Council to be held this Sunday:

The President of the National Council, Habib El Malki, in coordination with the Political Bureau, has convened a session of the National Council of the USFP, this Sunday from 5 pm. This session, which will be held via videoconference with the zoom application, will be focused on the latest developments on the national scene and the September 8 elections.