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Wednesday 23 May 2018

The 5th Session of the Morocco-UAE Joint Committee

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The 5th Session of the Morocco-UAE Joint Committee

Morocco's Diplomatic Compound Inaugurated in Abu Dhabi

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, chaired on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi the inauguration ceremony of Morocco's diplomatic compound in Abu Dhabi.

The ceremony was attended by Emirati minister of State, Zaki Nusseibeh, Morocco's ambassador to the UAE, Mohamed Ait Ali, several ambassadors to the UAE, as well as a number of senior officials.

Speaking on this occasion, Ait Ali said that the inauguration of this compound, whose construction works were launched two years ago, reflects the distinguished relations between the two countries.

The compound, which includes Morocco's embassy and consular offices, will contribute to the strengthening of the relations between Morocco and the Emirates, the diplomat added.

He also underlined the particular interest granted by HM King Mohammed VI to the Moroccan community abroad, adding that the Sovereign attaches particular importance to the improvement of services provided to this community.
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UAE Supports Morocco's Sovereignty over Sahara, Condemns Terrorist Activities of Hezbollah & Polisario

The United Arab Emirates voiced on Tuesday its support for Morocco's sovereignty over the Sahara and condemned the terrorist activities of the Hezbollah and the Polisario.

According to the minutes issued at the end of the 5th session of the Morocco-UAE joint committee, held in Abu Dhabi under the co-chairmanship of Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita and his Emirati counterpart, HH Sheikh Abdellah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates said that no settlement of this artificial regional conflict is possible outside the sovereignty of the Kingdom and its territorial integrity.

The United Arab Emirates also condemned the terrorist activities involving the Hezbollah and the Polisario and their attempts aimed at undermining the security and stability of Morocco and its territorial integrity.

The Emirates also commended the pioneering role played by HM King Mohammed VI in strengthening the foundations of sustainable development and promoting peace, security and stability in the African continent to fulfil peoples' aspirations for progress and prosperity.

The session was held upon the instructions of HM King Mohammed VI and HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the State of the United Arab Emirates, during the royal visit to the UAE, on November 11, 2017.

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Morocco, UAE Sign in Abu Dhabi Several Cooperation Agreements

Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi several cooperation agreements following the 5th session of the Morocco-UAE Joint Committee.
On this occasion, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and his Emirati counterpart, Sheikh Abdellah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of standardization and conformity assessment between the Ministry of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy and the Emirati Authority for Standardization and Metrology.

The two officials also signed a MoU between the Ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water and the Emirati Federal Transport Authority-Land & Maritime on the mutual recognition of certificates in accordance with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) and its amendments.

An agreement on the implementation of an executive program for media cooperation between the governments of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates for the period 2018-2020 was also signed, in addition to a MoU on cultural cooperation.

The 5th session of the Morocco-UAE Joint Committee was held upon the instructions of HM King Mohammed VI and HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the State of the United Arab Emirates, during the royal visit to the UAE, on November 11, 2017.

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