Rabat- Morocco and Liberia have expressed their common willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in the agricultural and fisheries sectors.
On Friday in Rabat, Mbarka Bouaida, state secretary for fisheries received a Liberian delegation led by James Pobee Biney, executive secretary of governmental coalition in power in the Republic of Liberia.
During their meeting, the Moroccan official and the Liberian delegation discussed possibilities of cooperation in the fields of agriculture and fisheries.
Biney, who lauded the “excellent” relations between Morocco and Liberia, invited Moroccan operators to invest in his country, particularly in the fields of agriculture and fisheries. The Liberian official also expressed his hope for the joint commission to occur in the near future, as it will “give new momentum economic relations between the two nations.”
In a statement to the press, Bouaida underscored the importance of investment opportunities in Liberia, emphasizing that the country has significant maritime potential.
Morocco and Liberia have strong political, historical, and economic ties. In January, King Mohammed VI held a phone conversation with Liberia’s President-elect George Weah.
After reiterating his congratulations to Weah for his election success, the King highlighted bilateral ties between the two countries.
The monarch said that “considering the African brotherly bonds and active solidarity between our peoples and relations rooted in fruitful cooperation and mutual esteem between our countries, I should like you to know how keen I am to work with you to strengthen our relations in all sectors.”
The King added that strengthening bilateral bonds between the two countries “should help us serve our peoples’ best interests and build bridges to promote mutual assistance and solidarity between African countries, whose peoples are yearning for further progress, prosperity and sustainable development in a safe, stable environment.”
Weah has welcomed King Mohammed VI’s vision, emphasizing his strong determination to reinforce the multifaceted relations between Morocco and Liberia.