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Honorary President – Ibn Battuta Association

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Ibn Battuta is a huge name in the history of Islamic cultures. He is a Moroccan-born Muslim who takes pride in being the world’s greatest travelers of all times. He is a very well-known figure who is admired not only for the fact that he traveled the world but because he respected and honored his surroundings. Ibn… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Continues

When Ibn Battuta went to Damascus, Syria after coming from Cairo, the government of Mamluk ordered caravans in carrying merchants and pilgrims along the Royal Road. Carefully monitoring the people going in and out of their territory, the Mamluks charged the traders and checked their passports. The city of Damascus was a fantastic city where Ibn Battuta… more

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Ibn Battuta: The Journey Begins

Born and raised in the city of Tangier in Morocco in 1304, Ibn Battuta was raised from a Muslim family of legal scholars. At the age of 21 in 1325, he went for a pilgrimage in Mecca eager to learn and seek for adventure. He traveled along Northern Africa’s coast on the way to Egypt riding a… more

On the Rise: Morocco’s Economic Competitiveness

On the Rise: Morocco’s Economic Competitiveness

Morocco’s economy is in good shape, and increasing its focus on FDI will take the economy to higher ground Morocco’s economy has been in the uptick in recent years, and predictions for its growth continue to be positive. The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.4% in 2015 thanks to its good economic performance, but slowed… more

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

The Festival that Celebrates the Legacy of Ibn Battuta

  In celebration of the Kingdom of Morocco’s vibrant culture, the Moroccan Association of Ibn Battuta is organizing a unique travel and cultural event for its second edition of Ibn Battuta International Festival under this year’s theme entitled “Travelers, the Ambassadors of Peace”. The event is scheduled to take place on 9-12 November 2017 at the city… more

Casablanca to hold Second Edition of Africa IT Expo

Casablanca to hold Second Edition of Africa IT Expo

The 3-day expo tagged as “Digital Innovation at the service of organizations” will welcome Nigeria and Cameroon as guests of honor. It is expected that about ten thousand guests, two hundred exhibitors, and forty experts coming from Europe, Africa, Middle East will discuss ideas in a diverse program, tackled by several aspects of the digital revolution. A… more

A Look at Tangier Industrial Zones as Morocco’s Promising Growth Hub

A Look at Tangier Industrial Zones as Morocco’s Promising Growth Hub

The Kingdom of Morocco’s exceptional trade activities was at the center of this year’s Economic Report on Africa which presented the special industrial zones of Tangier as setting the region as a promising growing hub lead by sectors of trade, manufacturing, and logistics. The report named “Urbanization and Industrialization for the transformation of Africa” was presented at… more

New York’s International Quality Award Presented to Marrakech University Hospital

New York’s International Quality Award Presented to Marrakech University Hospital

Business Initiative Directions or BID, a company based in New York awarded the International Quality Star to Mohammed VI University Hospital located in Marrakech. The report states that the health facility was honored for its groundbreaking projects and top management quality. Dr. Hicham Nejmi, the hospital director shared their feeling of pride but also states that there… more

5 Things Tourists in Morocco can do during Ramadan

5 Things Tourists in Morocco can do during Ramadan

If you are going on a tour in Morocco this summer holiday during the holy month of Ramadan, you might be thinking that there would not be enough activities you can do. Fret not, because from visiting attraction to sampling local dishes, Morocco is still a go-to holiday spot even during Ramadan.   Here are some recommended… more

Morocco King Attends New Fez-Saiss Airport Terminal Inauguration

Morocco king Attends New Fez-Saiss Airport Terminal Inauguration

King Mohammed VI headed the inauguration of the Fez-Saiss airport’s new terminal last May 28, 2017. The building space is a reflection of the global influence of Fez as well as the city’s status as Morocco’s spiritual and scientific capital. Valued to be 471 million dirhams, the new terminal was designed to specifically follow the Morocco King’s… more