The Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta, had on Wednesday in Rabat, talks with a delegation of the American think tank “Meridian International Center”, led by its president and CEO, Stuart Holliday, focused on ways to develop relations between Morocco and the United States.
In a statement to the press after the meeting, Mr Holliday said that the visit of a delegation of “Meridian International Center” to the Kingdom aims to examine ways to consolidate Moroccan-American relations in several areas, including political, security, economic and cultural.
The meeting identified important opportunities for cooperation, in this case in education and investment, he said, emphasizing the importance of making Moroccan culture United States.
After expressing his joy at going to Morocco, he recalled that the Kingdom was the first country to have recognized the independence of the United States, which was considered at the time as an important position.
Founded in 1960, “Meridian International Center” is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that works for peacebuilding and development on an international scale.
This diplomatic institution collaborates with the US Department of Foreign Affairs and all US government departments, as well as NGOs, the private sector and governments around the world, to set up exchange programs in several fields.