Spanish King and Queen had a busy agenda throughout their two-day official visit to Morocco.
Morocco’s Head of Government Saad Eddine El Othmani; Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita; and State Secretary for Foreign Trade, Rkia Derham accompanied the royal family to the Rabat-Sale airport.
The visit was eventful as the Spanish King and Queen had a busy agenda full of activities.
The royal visit also marked the signing of 11 bilateral agreements touching several areas of common interests.
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During the closing session of the Morocco-Spain Economic Forum on Thursday afternoon, King Felipe spoke about the Moroccan-Spanish diplomatic ties.
The Spanish monarch said, “In an increasingly complex world, Spain and Morocco can build a pioneering and avant-garde alliance.”
He added that the Spanish government is convinced that Morocco “will continue to strengthen its position as a priority partner for our country, whether as a final destination or as a gateway to Africa.”
He added that it is the time for both countries to explore new areas of cooperation.
Giving the strong ties binding the two nations, Morocco “will always find in Spain a faithful and committed partner to support its progress in all areas,”King Felipe noted.
Felipe also commended on Morocco’s progress in the business world, infrastructure and institutions.
He also recalled that Morocco gained 60 places in Doing Business ranking in a period of seven years, indicating the noticeable progress made to make Morocco an African hub for investment and business ventures..
This visit is the second of its kind after the first official trip of the Spanish royal family in 2014.