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Tuesday 3 April 2018

2026 World Cup: FM of Dominica Supports Morocco's Candidacy

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2026 World Cup: FM of Dominica Supports Morocco's Candidacy

Foreign Minister of Dominica Francine Baron announced, Tuesday in Roseau, the support of her country for Morocco's candidacy to organize the 2026 World Cup, expressing her confidence in the Kingdom's ability to host this global event.

"On behalf of Dominica, I am pleased to announce the support of my country for Morocco in the organization of the 2026 World Cup," Baron said in a statement to MAP, after a meeting with Morocco's ambassador to Saint Lucia Abderrahim Kadmiri.

Francine Baron seized this opportunity to "reiterate the support of Dominica for the Moroccan identity of the Sahara", insisting that her country "will continue its support as it has always done in the past".

Referring to bilateral cooperation, Baron hailed the strong ties between the two countries in several areas, notably agriculture and tourism", saying she is confident that there are still some sectors where this cooperation can be further strengthened. 

"Dominica, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria, has a lot to learn from Morocco, which could help us become the first climate resilient country in the world," said Baron, who lauded the scholarships granted to her country's students by the Kingdom, hoping to expand this program of cooperation to include other areas. 

MAP 03/04/2018