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U.S. Ambassador’s first visit to Al Hoceima focuses on heritage preservation and entrepreneurship

Al Hociema – U.S. Ambassador Puneet Talwar visited Al Hoceima for the first time on Friday, December 16, 2022 to preside over the closing ceremony of two U.S. Mission projects in the region– the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation renovation of the Torres Alkalaa fortress at Al Hoceima National Park and the 2022 Academy of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE).    The Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation awarded ...
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U.S. and Moroccan Divers re-ignite interoperability in bilateral dive engagement

By Commander, Task Force 68 Public Affairs KSAR SGHIR, Morocco   –  U.S. Navy Seabee divers, assigned to Commander Task Force (CTF) 68, conducted an advanced bilateral dive engagement with Royal Moroccan Navy divers at the Moroccan Naval diving school at Ksar Sghir, Oct. 31 to Nov. 19, 2022.The engagement afforded these partners the opportunity to ...
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U.S. Ambassador swears in 49 new Peace Corps volunteers at a ceremony in Beni Mellal

U.S. Ambassador to Morocco Puneet Talwar led a swearing-in ceremony today for 49 Peace Corps volunteers in Beni Mellal, marking the completion of the volunteers’ 11 weeks of intensive language and cultural training.  The volunteers will now move to host towns and villages across the country where they will perform service to promote peace, friendship, and support the Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication’s youth development strategy.  “Thank you to all 49 of you, who have made the bold decision to volunteer the next two years of your lives, immersing yourselves in a local community in Morocco and deepening the already strong people-to-people ties between our two countries,” Ambassador Talwar said during his remarks. “Many of you have waited two years through the pandemic to come here and begin your service. Thank you for your patience and dedication.”  Ambassador Talwar also thanked the Wali of Beni Mellal- Khenifra region, Governor of Beni Mellal province El Khatib Lehbil, and representatives of the Ministry of Youth, Culture, and Communication, who attended the ceremony, for the Moroccan government’s continued support for the Peace Corps ...
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Puneet Talwar Arrives as U.S. Ambassador to Morocco

Ambassador Puneet Talwar arrived in Morocco yesterday to officially assume his duties as the U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.  Ambassador Talwar comes with deep experience working in foreign policy and national security positions throughout the U.S. government, having held senior posts in the State Department, White House, and the U.S. Senate.  Previously, he served ...
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U.S. Mission Morocco Commemorates 80th Anniversary of Operation Torch, a Milestone in Historic U.S.-Morocco Security Partnership

Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley of the Utah National Guard today joined officials from the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces at the National Library of Morocco in Rabat for the official opening of a temporary exhibition about the 80th anniversary of Operation Torch.  The exhibition, a joint project of the FAR’s Military History Directorate and the Utah ...
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