Kite-boarding Richard Branson plays into Rabat's 'surf diplomacy' in Western Sahara
The British billionaire, who already owns a five-star hotel near Marrakech, visited Dakhla for the first time, staying at a hotel owned by Mohammed VI's cousin.
Finance Minister Mohamed Benchaâboun has secretly instructed his favourite investment banks, Upline Corporate Finance and Attijari Corporate Finance, to structure the €4bn Mohammed VI Investment Fund which aims to revive Morocco's economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Hardly have the agriculture and fishing free trade agreements been negotiated than a new dispute has sprung up between Morocco and the European Union (EU). According to our sources, Brussels is putting Morocco under increasing pressure to make substantial modifications
Mohammed VI’s cousin, Princess Lalla Noufissa El Yacoubi and her family are looking to establish themselves in the hotel business in the Dakhla area, where there is enormous tourist potential. Their investment is reinforcing the "kitesurf diplomacy" that Morocco has