The Ambassador Director General of the Moroccan International Cooperation Agency (AMCI), Mohamed Methqal, met on Wednesday at the Agency’s headquarters in Rabat, with the African Union (AU) Commissioner for Political Affairs, to peace and security, Bankole Adeoye.
The two parties exchanged on the South-South cooperation mechanisms aimed at promoting peace and security in Africa, as well as on the active role of the Kingdom of Morocco in the framework of the implementation of the vision of King Mohammed VI for solidarity-based and active cooperation on a continental scale.
Also, the two parties discussed means promoting the development of south-south cooperation for the benefit of the emergence of the African continent, as well as the main humanitarian actions deployed by the Kingdom for the benefit of several member countries of the African Union, in the continuity of the exchanges held between Bankole Adeoye and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita.
These include, among other things, Morocco’s contribution to the training of African talents and the proven humanitarian dimension of the Kingdom’s foreign policy under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, in particular through the channeling of aid. humanitarian, logistics and food aid in several African countries facing emergencies or crises related to natural disasters.
Bankole Adeoye took this opportunity to salute the Royal Solidarity Initiative relating to the delivery of medical aid to more than 21 African countries to deal with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
He also underlined the relevance of the multidimensional strategy under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI to face the threats and security challenges of the region, favoring South-South cooperation and the development of structuring projects of scale in favor of regional integration for a sustainable development of the African continent.
Finally, the two officials reiterated their common will to work for the consolidation of cooperation and partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the African Union Commission.
This meeting took place in the presence of Ambassador Mohamed Arrouchi, Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to the African Union.