Morocco, North African Oasis which Offers Vision of Stability: Australian Newspaper
Morocco is a North African oasis which offers a vision of stability, Australian journalist Greg Sheridan wrote in an article published by "The Australian" newspaper.
"Of all the Arab states of North Africa and the Persian Gulf, none has a serious case for emerging from the Arab Spring in better shape than Morocco," the author of the article pointed out.
Its economic growth rate is better than 4.5 per cent and it has democratic elections ultimately producing stable governments, the newspaper’s foreign editor noted.
Morocco has free trade agreements with the US and Europe and "its society is functioning", he added.
The Australian journalist underlined the importance of the Mohammed VI Institute for the Training of Imams, Morchidines, and Morchidates, noting that the institute aims at correcting the extremist reasoning and understanding of religion.
"The institute, which has been going only a couple of years, has graduated 1,800 men and 700 women," he said.
MAP¨17 April 2017