Moroccc is the most attractive economy for investments into the African continent in 2018, according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2018 .
He was delivering his address at a dinner in Accra to mark the 19th anniversary of the ascension to the throne of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The function was attended by ministers of state, members of parliament (MPs), the Dean and members of the diplomatic corps, the Moroccan Community, religious and traditional leaders.
The ambassador, therefore, mentioned the Atlantic Pipeline Project to connect Nigeria gas fields to European markets through Morocco and other 11 West African countries.
He referred to the construction of large
“These major projects are backed up by a multitude of medium scale projects with the specificity of having a greater socio-economic impact,” he noted.
Ambassador Farahat said Morocco and Ghana urgently needed to promote a bilateral economic partnership based on the efforts of Moroccan and Ghanaian private sector players, as well as to facilitate efforts to develop and grow existing business capacities and explore new opportunities in transportation, trade, tourism, mining
He said: “Regardless of past achievements, it is now time for both countries to move up a notch to more ambitious levels and consolidate progress made in recent times.”
“Trade between our two countries does not make the most of the full potential offered by our two complementary economies,” the ambassador stated.
Currently, he said out of the 181 Ghanaian students who were pursuing their studies in Morocco for the 2017-2018 academic year, 170 of them had scholarships.
He was happy to note that Morocco and Ghana shared the same values and principles regarding the fight against corruption and the respect for individual and collective freedoms, not to mention the continuous
The ambassador expressed gratitude to Ghana for the support towards the victorious return of Morocco to the African Union and to the Organisation’s Peace and Security Council
He said, “Ghana’s
Responding to the ambassador’s address, a Deputy Minister of Health, Mr Kingsley Aboagye-Gyedu, observed that the level of brotherliness and cordial relations between Ghana and Morocco reached a significant level in February 2015 with the inauguration of the Ghana-Morocco Permanent Joint Commission Cooperation (PJCC) in Rabat and befittingly demonstrated through an official visit by King Mohammed VI of Morocco.
That state visit culminated in the signing of 25 agreements in various fields, including agriculture, finance, trade