During the opening of the 8th edition of the African Students and Youth Summit, several African foreign ministers thanked Morocco for its contribution to development throughout the continent.
Rabat – African Foreign Ministers paid tribute to Morocco, on Friday in Rabat, for its support in favor of training the continent’s youth.
The praise came during the opening of the eighth edition of the African Students and Youth Summit, organized by “All Africa Students Union” in partnership with the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation (AMCI).
Ghana’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway hailed Morocco for “opening its doors” to many Ghanaian students in recent years. Ghanaian students in Morocco have pursued their studies in several disciplines including medicine, pharmacy, electrical and mechanical engineering, architecture, applied sciences, commerce and management, tourism, mathematics, IT, and agronomy.
For his part, Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed expressed his country’s gratitude to Morocco for its support in training Mauritanian students for almost 40 years.
Guinean Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamadi Touri voiced his country’s thanks to Morocco for awarding hundreds of scholarships to Guinean students each year. Torui welcomes Morocco’s African policy aimed at strengthening a win-win partnership with the countries of the continent.
For his part, Minister of Foreign Affairs ofComoros Amine Souaf paid tribute to the “commendable action” of Morocco in developing human resources in Africa, adding that several Comorian executives, including ministers, have been trained in Morocco.
Gambian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mamadou Tangara expressed his country’s gratitude to Morocco for its support in training African students.
Vice-doyen of the African Diplomatic Corps in Morocco and Ambassador of the Republic of Cameroon in Rabat Mouhamadou Youssifou stressed that Morocco has chosen to place training at the heart of its cooperation with Africa, paying a warm tribute to King Mohammed VI’s African vision.