MOROCCO: Morocco's King Mohammed VI has announced that he will
launch comprehensive constitutional reforms, following the recent
revolutions in the African countries.
"By launching today the work of constitutional reform, we embark on a
major phase in the process of consolidation of our model of democracy
and development," the Associated Press quoted the king as saying in a
televised address on Wednesday.
The Monarch said a commission will be formed to work on the
The new proposals will be announced in June and the draft
constitution will be put to a referendum, he added. This was the king's
first speech since protests started in several cities in his country.