Rabat – Three Moroccan academics received gold medals of French Solidarity in recognition of their merits, skills, and their important role in the promotion of the francophone studies and the rapprochement between Morocco and the French-speaking countries.
Driss Guerraoui, academic and Secretary General of the Economic, Social and Environmental Council (EESC), Mohamed Berrada, media expert, and Noureddine Mouaddib, Founding President of UIR, received the gold medals of the French Solidarity on Monday at the International University of Rabat (UIR).
The president of the international organization, French Solidarity, Denis Fadda, presented the three Moroccan academics with the awards at a conference on the francophonie in Morocco.
This decoration comes in recognition of the great merit, skills and important role of these three Moroccan figures in the promotion of the francophonie.
Guerraoui expressed his pride over the award, emphasizing that he was “touched, proud and honored” by this distinction which rewards Morocco as a land of openness and tolerance.
Berrada also expressed his joy to be one of the figures to which the prestigious French Renaissance paid tribute by awarding him its highest distinction.