The speaker of the parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Sidie Mohamed Tunis, hailed the leadership of King Mohammed VI in the African continent.
During his talks with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rachid Talbi Alami, Sidie Mohamed Tunis praised “the leadership of King Mohammed VI at the level of the African continent, as well as the quality of the strong and multidimensional relations linking the Kingdom of Morocco and the various States of West Africa”says a statement from the First Chamber.
Sidie Mohamed Tunis, who is on a working visit to the Kingdom at the head of an important parliamentary delegation, also affirmed the will of the ECOWAS parliament to establish solid and privileged relations with the two Chambers of the Moroccan parliament, noting that“There are many points in common between us and parliamentary relations will contribute to closer ties between the Kingdom of Morocco and this grouping”adds the same source.
For his part, Rachid Talbi Alami affirmed that Morocco and the ECOWAS countries maintain strong ties and face common challenges related to security, stability, development, climate change, renewable energies and the Covid-19 pandemic, which requires more rapprochement, coordination and joint action.
In this regard, the Speaker of the House of Representatives called for the strengthening of joint African parliamentary action in the service of the interests of the peoples of the continent and the consolidation of the principles of democracy, stressing that “Africa is the continent of the future and that we must work together for its development and to guarantee a better future”.
Both parties stressed the need to give new impetus to the cooperation between the House of Representatives and the ECOWAS Parliament, to strengthen parliamentary dialogue and communication, as well as to ensure continuous coordination and dialogue on the all questions of common interest, the press release concludes.