Thursday 12 December 2019

The Official Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica to Morocco

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The Official Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica to Morocco

Jamaica Determined to Foster Cooperation Relations with Morocco, Jamaican FM

Jamaica is determined to strengthen and deepen its cooperation relations with the Kingdom of Morocco, mainly through the road map for cooperation covering the period of 2020-2022, said, Wednesday in Rabat, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Jamaica Kamina Johnson Smith.

In a statement to the press after her talks in Rabat with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, Johnson Smith said that the government of her country is grateful for the technical assistance provided by Morocco over the past three years, particularly in agriculture, adding that Jamaica wants to benefit from the Kingdom's experience in the area of ​​capacity-building and training, as well as in tourism, fisheries and the fight against climate change.

The two countries' relations, based on mutual respect and shared will for development and peace for both peoples, have been evolving exponentially since 2016, said the Jamaican official.

For his part, Bourita assured that "these talks were an opportunity to discuss ways to strengthen our bilateral relations and reaffirm our common will to further develop these relations, notably through reinforcing multilateral coordination to serve the interests of both countries".

Since 2016, the two countries have been working to develop their relations with convincing results to which Morocco and Jamaica want to give concrete substance through projects in the sectors of training, tourism, sustainable development, agriculture and renewable energy, said Bourita.

Morocco and Jamaica, as countries with credible and active diplomacy, are required to foster their coordination within regional and international foras for the benefit of all developing countries, especially in the fight against organized crime and climate change, he added.

The two countries concluded, on the occasion, an agreement which will serve as a road map for bilateral cooperation over 2020-2022.

MAP 11 December 2019