Germany Praises Moroccos Balanced Foreign Security Policy

Rabat – The director of the disarmament policy at the German Foreign Ministry, Christoph Eichhorn, praised, in Rabat Wednesday, Morocco’s “moderate”, “balanced” and “reasonable” foreign and security policy.“We are very encouraged by the moderate, balanced and reasonable foreign and security policy in Morocco,” the German official told MAP on the sidelines of a conference on the theme “preventive security policy – German perspective, held by the EGE Rabat School of Governance and Economics.“I congratulate Morocco for this policy,” he said, noting that the Kingdom “has always been a country of reason and moderation.” In this regard, the German official stressed that Morocco is needed as a “very important voice in today’s world, a world of turmoil”.Regarding the Moroccan-German cooperation in the field of preventive security, Eichhorn recalled the launch, earlier in the morning, of a partnership program between Morocco and Germany in health and biosecurity by signing a declaration of partnership to reinforce national capacities in the prevention, epidemiological surveillance and detection of health risks of biological origin.The official noted that this program is part of the 2013 Rabat Declaration, which covers a wide range of political, economic and social issues upon which Rabat and Berlin are working together as part of a win-win partnership. read more

Several MPs set to publish assets and liabilities

TISL said that this will mark a historic event in Sri Lanka’s political history as it is the first time that a group of MPs from multiple political parties have come together to make this information public. (Colombo Gazette) Several Members of Parliament are set to publish their assets and liabilities this week.Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) said that a group of members of parliament from across party lines will publish their Declarations of Assets and Liabilities on Thursday.