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London Conference, turning point in UK-Moroccan partnership.

Summary: The London Conference London Conference, several international conferences held at London, England, in the 19th and 20th cent. The following list includes only the most important of these meetings.  on investments, held Monday, was a turning point in the history of the partnership between Morocco Morocco, country, Africa
Morocco (mərŏk`ō), officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2005 est. pop. 32,726,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa.
 and the UK, two countries that are tied for centuries by secular relations.

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 Noun 1. international affairs - affairs between nations; "you can't really keep up with world affairs by watching television"
world affairs

affairs - transactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"
 Chatham House For for the all boys grammar school situated in Ramsgate of the same name, see .
Chatham House, formally known as the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in London whose mission is to analyze and promote the
 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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