Few weeks after it returned to the African Union (AU), the King of Morocco, His Majesty King Mohammed VI is in Ghana for a 4 day official visit.
His visit comes immediately after the African Union happily and unconditionally received Morocco back to its fold.
Both Presidents Nana Akufo Addo and the visiting Moroccan King Mohammed VI would hold bilateral discussions and sign over 27 agreements with a focus on the Private sector.
His Majesty, King Mohammed VI has expressed commitment to working together with member states and forge closer relations and collaboration for the betterment of the African people.
He had specifically made Ghana his preferred destination to partnering government grow its economy via a robust bilateral relations that has the potential of transforming the lives of their people.
Morocco has expertise in a lot of areas, including, machinery, energy, infrastructure, Agriculture among others, and is ready to partner Ghana enhance the private sector and other ancillary sectors of the economy, to create the needed jobs for the youth.
The highly respected and influential Morocco King is accompanied by about 40 Moroccan business gurus to explore investment opportunities and increase trade relations between business people’s of the 2 countries.
According to officials at the Accra Embassy, “His Majesty respects, appreciates and values the bond between Accra and Rabat, and he is committed to deepening the friendship and take it to another lever for mutual benefit.
His visit to Ghana , would not only deepen the already good relations but to also cement bilateral relations between Rabat and Accra.
The visit would also afford the King to interact with the business community and explore other opportunities for mutual benefit.
The King considered Africa as a priority for which he had paid 39 visits to 21 African countries, where he stabilized ties, launched concrete projects of cooperation in diverse fields, such as training, technical assistance , food security and infrastructure development.
His Majesty’s visit is historic considering the relations that existed between Ghana’s First President Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and Morocco’s King V, since 1961.
The two leaders played critical role in the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU, now African Union or AU) via their strategic leadership of the casablanca group.
The revered King of Morocco who is in Ghana for 4 days would as part of his schedule visit some places of historical significance including the Nkrumah Mausoleum.
He will also interact with the Moroccan community in Ghana, before leaving the shores to his home country Morocco.
He is due to depart for Morocco on Sunday.