MOROCCO, January 26 –
This fifth session of the Moroccan-Bahraini Joint Fee met on Thursday in Manama, 5 years after the final assembly held on February 27, 2018 in Rabat.
The assembly was held as an illustration of the deep-rooted historic and civilizational relations, in addition to the honest fraternal ties uniting the Kingdom of Morocco with the Kingdom of Bahrain, beneath the enlightened management of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and His brother His Majesty King Hamad Ben Issa Al Khalifa.
For the reason that first session on July 29, 2001 in Tangier, the Moroccan-Bahraini Joint Fee has held 4 classes, alternating between Morocco and Bahrain, chaired by the Ministers of Overseas Affairs of each nations.
The holding of the fifth session coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between the 2 kingdoms, which affirms the frequent will of the 2 nations to boost the relations of fruitful cooperation to the extent of an environment friendly strategic partnership, to be able to obtain the anticipated targets on all ranges, political, financial, business, cultural, social and funding.
On the eve of this session, senior officers and specialists from each nations held a gathering to debate political relations and regional and worldwide problems with frequent curiosity. These points mirrored a convergence of views, in addition to a continued willingness to coordinate on this space.
Equally, representatives of varied ministerial departments and public establishments, in addition to representatives of the non-public sector in each nations met to evaluate, research and focus on the assorted points of cooperation in place, in addition to the prospects for growth and diversification of this cooperation to boost it to the extent of partnership desired.
Relations between the 2 nations are characterised by mutual respect and convergence of views on a number of worldwide points. Relations additional strengthened by the robust fraternal ties linking the 2 sovereigns. Particularly since Morocco was one of many first nations to acknowledge Bahrain after its independence in 1971, earlier than appointing its first ambassador resident in Manama in 1988.
Bahrain’s place is characterised by full help for the territorial integrity of Morocco and the Moroccanity of the Sahara. A place illustrated by the opening, on December 14, 2020, of a Bahraini Consulate Basic within the metropolis of Laayoune.
The Bahraini aspect doesn’t stop to resume this help in all regional and worldwide boards, praising the necessary function of Morocco, beneath the management of HM the King, in supporting the assorted points that curiosity Bahrain, in addition to its positions in favor of Arab points.
For its half, Morocco has persistently reaffirmed its help for Bahrain and the initiatives and reforms carried out by the Bahraini Sovereign, to be able to consolidate nationwide dialogue and strengthen the democratic edifice, to protect the sovereignty, safety, stability and nationwide and territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The Excessive Joint Fee between the 2 nations was established beneath an settlement signed on July 29, 2000 in Rabat, throughout a ceremony chaired by the Ministers of Overseas Affairs of each nations.
Though commerce between the 2 nations has elevated from 1.21 billion dirhams in 2020 to greater than 2.1 billion dirhams in 2021, it stays under the frequent aspirations of each nations and their financial potential.
The conventions that needs to be signed in the course of the work of this fifth session of the Excessive Joint Fee, are in a position to strengthen the authorized framework of bilateral relations and contribute to the enrichment of the momentum that distinguishes the fruitful cooperation between the 2 kingdoms.
MAP : 26 January 2023