The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch received, this Thursday, July 20 in Rabat, the Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Everad Gonsalves, who is currently on a working visit to Morocco.
The talks, which took place in the presence of the Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the UN, focused on ways to strengthen relations of friendship and cooperation between Morocco and this State, as well as with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), which had opened a consulate in Dakhla in March 2022, representing its six member countries, specifies a press release from the presidency of the government.
The two parties discussed the prospects for strengthening political consultations, within the framework of the memorandum of understanding signed between the two countries in March 2015, as well as the implementation of action plans relating to sectoral cooperation, examined during visits undertaken by Moroccan missions in the Caribbean region.
On this occasion, Akhannouch highlighted the permanent disposition of the Kingdom of Morocco, under the enlightened leadership of King Mohammed VI, to strengthen its openness to its partners in the different regions of the world, including the States of the Caribbean region, with which Morocco maintains relations of friendship, cooperation and mutual consideration and which offer significant opportunities for economic and cultural exchanges, as well as possibilities of opening up to the Caribbean region and the American continent on the one hand and to the African continent on the other.
The two parties also reviewed the components of the new roadmap for bilateral cooperation 2023-2025, which includes cooperation and technical support programs covering many areas of economic and social development, such as higher education, vocational training, health, maritime fisheries, agriculture, renewable energies and others.