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Talks with the Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister in charge of Foreign Affairs
Rabat 08.07.2015

The Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mrs.Mbarka Bouaida, held on Friday August 7th 2015, in Rabat, talks with the Japanese Parliamentary Vice-Minister  in charge of Foreign Affairs.

During this meeting, the Minister Delegate focused on the scope and the depth of the relations between Morocco and Japan, reinforced by the existing ties between the royal family of Morocco and the Imperial family of Japan.

Underlining the excellent partnership at the political, economic, technical as well as cultural level between the two countries, Mrs. Bouaida did not fail to welcome the multiform support of Japan for the socio-economic development projects of the Kingdom of Morocco. 

She furthermore recalled the readiness of Morocco to have more openness towards Japanese investments in Morocco, while welcoming the accomplished level in this domain, noting that the Kingdom has the potential to become a platform of investment and export towards Europe and Africa for the Japanese companies.

Mrs. Bouaida reiterated, in this context, Morocco’s will to provide all the required assistance to the « Japan External Trade Organization » (JETO) bureau of representation.

The Minister Delegate also noted the importance of the triangular Japan-Morocco-Africa cooperation, stressing that Morocco is ready to explore new areas of this cooperation which serves primarily the interests of Africa, within the framework of a pragmatic and operational approach. In this sense, she expressed the will of the Kingdom of Morocco to make at the disposal of Japan its expertise and its unique model developed towards the African continent. 

Mrs.Bouaida stated as well, that Morocco appreciates at their fair value the efforts of Japan for the development of Africa which, through the TICAD, continues to demonstrate solidarity and a remarkable support vis-à-vis Africa, enabling the reinforcement of the North-South and North-South-South cooperation.

For his part, the Japanese parliamentary Vice-Minister thanked Morocco for the support given to the Japanese companies which presence is expected to grow with the opening of the JETO bureau in Morocco and with the forthcoming conclusion of an agreement on the promotion and protection of investments, following the completion of the current bilateral negotiations.

Moreover, the Vice-Minister announced the granting of a loan of 16 million yens (the equivalent of a130 million dollars) by Japan to support the Green Morocco Plan.  

The two officials also reviewed regional and international issues of common interest, in light of the candidacy of Japan for a seat as a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 2016-2017 period and the organization by this country of the G7 summit in May 2016.      


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