King Mohammed VI attaches particular importance to youth issues in Morocco and Africa, said Friday in Addis Ababa the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohammed Mehdi Bensaid.
In a statement to the press at the end of the ministerial meeting of the Specialized Technical Committee (STC) Youth, Culture and Sports of the African Union (AU), Bensaid underlined that the Sovereign constantly encourages the Moroccan government and AU bodies to give more space to youth issues.
The ministerial meeting was an opportunity to exchange views on the issue of youth in Africa, as well as on the role of culture and in particular the cultural industry, the minister said.
The meeting congratulated Morocco for hosting the headquarters of the Pan-African Youth Union, he said, noting that the Kingdom is playing a pioneering role in bringing together this union composed of the Presidents of Youth Advisory Councils, which are constitutional institutions in African states.
During the meeting, the Ministers of Youth, Culture and Sports of the African Union also recommended the renewal of relations between the Pan African Youth Union and the African Union Commission, through a protocol All right.
Speaking at this meeting, Bensaid stressed that this recommendation is able to consolidate the vision of the Kingdom under the enlightened leadership of King Mohammed VI on youth issues, strengthen the presence of African youth at the international level and develop their expertise. .
The Pan-African Youth Union is a pan-African organization that was revived by Morocco in line with King Mohammed VI’s Vision to invest in African youth, given that the African continent is home to around 600 million young people.