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Posts published in “Day: January 21, 2022

Rabat evasive over Israeli diplomat’s absence from ceremony

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Al-Araby

A top Israeli diplomat’s failure to attend an official ceremony for ambassadors in Morocco has raised fresh questions about the state ofIsrael-Morocco relations since the two countries normalised ties at the end of 2020. Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Tuesday invited several international ambassadors to the Royal Palace in the Moroccan capital Rabat to present their credentials. David Govrin, appointed as director of the Israeli liaison office in Rabat last August, failed to attend the ceremony. At a press conference on Thursday, a reporter asked government spokesperson Mustapha Baitass why Gov…

Morocco’s billionaire PM vows to build ‘social state’

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Al-Araby

Morocco’s new billionaire prime minister Aziz Akhannouch has vowed to transform Morocco into a “social state”. Breaking his no-media policy since winning the September 8 elections, premier Aziz Akhannouch appeared late on Wednesday in his first interview as Morocco’s head of government to speak on his cabinet’s achievements in its first 100 days. “51 billion dirhams (US$5.48 billion) will be allocated to [the social state]; Of this, 23 billion came from the state’s general budget, and 28 billion dirhams came from individual contributions,” said Akhannouch. In the prime minister’s interview wit…

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. to Host Booth at Medlab Middle East 2022 in Dubai on January 24-27

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CODX) (the “Company”), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of molecular diagnostic tests, announced today that it will be hosting a booth at the upcoming Medlab Middle East 2022 trade show held January 24-27 at the Dubai World […]

‫‫بزيادة سنوية تصل إلى 30%… شركة Yutong Bus تحقق أرباحًا تصل إلى 23.61 مليون دولار أمريكي في عام 2021

تشنغتشو، الصين، 21 يناير 2022 /PRNewswire/ — خالفت شركة Yutong المحدودة للحافلات (شركة مُدرجة في بورصة شنغهاي، رمز التداول في البورصة: 600066)، وهي شركة عالمية رائدة في مجال تصنيع المركبات التجارية، الاتجاه العام السائد في سوق الحافلات في الصين من خلال نجاحها في زيادة إيراداتها في عام 2021 بنسبة 0,17%؛ حيث قامت الشركة بتصنيع 42065 حافلة في […]

Glass ceilings: What’s stopping Moroccan women from working?

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Al-Araby

Morocco has done well to push itself into modernity, from providing affordable public transportation in major cities to building the world’s largest concentrated solar farm. Yet one area where the North African country has plenty of room for improvement is gender equality – specifically regarding the women workforce. So what is stopping Moroccan women from working? The female workforce in Morocco has always been disproportionately lower than the male workforce, yet in recent years, the situation has worsened. In 1999, 30 percent of Moroccan women participated in the Moroccan workforce. One wou…

Hundreds March in Street Protests in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO — In conflict-stricken Burkina Faso, hundreds marched in cities across the country to protest insecurity and show solidarity for Mali, recently placed…