Rabat - King Mohammed VI is set to continue his tour of Africa with trips to five African countries starting next Sunday.
Rabat – King Mohammed VI is set to continue his tour of Africa with trips to five African countries starting next Sunday.
After his official visit to South Sudan in early February 2017, King Mohammed will travel to Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, and Zambia.
During 2016, as part of Morocco’s goal to consolidate South-South partnership and embark on cooperative relationships with other African countries, the King made visits to several African countries, including Nigeria, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Madagascar.
While delivering his speech to African leaders at the closing of the 28th Summit of the African Union (AU) in Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa following Morocco’s return to AU, the King noted that Morocco has signed nearly a thousand agreements with African countries since 2000, in contrast to the period between 1956 and 1990 when only 515 were signed.
In the same speech, the King underscored that despite the absence of Morocco from the AU, the Kingdom has never left Africa. Morocco’s ties with other African countries has remained strong – and African countries have always relied on Morocco.