London Conference, turning point in UK-Moroccan partnership.
The London Conference on investments, held Monday, was a turning point in the history of the partnership between Morocco and the UK, two countries that are tied for centuries by secular relations. <p>AaAaAa The conference, which gathered over 400 personalities in the fields of politics and business, was an opportunity for the Moroccan delegation to present the reforms initiated by Morocco in all fields and outline the various business opportunities it offers.
AaAaAa Presentations were given on the large-scale development projects launched throughout Morocco, amid heavy networking with investors seeking further information on investment opportunities in the kingdom.
AaAaAa Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean, former Minister of State for the Middle East and north Africa, told MAP that the event should be an example to follow to boost economic and trade relations between the two countries.
AaAaAa Several members of the British business community had the chance to have a clear idea on Morocco's progress, its assets and openness on the world, she said, calling for an economic partnership that goes hand in hand with the long-standing bilateral relations.
AaAaAa Claire Spencer, an expert on the Middle East and North Africa at the Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House stressed the need for the two parties to further open up to strengthen their economic cooperation.
AaAaAa The projects presented by the Moroccan delegation show great potential for British businesses, particularly the Tanger-Med port, she said.Aa
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|Date:||Nov 11, 2009|
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