The work of the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-VII) opened on Wednesday in Yokohama, Japan, with the participation of a large Moroccan delegation.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr. Nasser Bourita, who represents Morocco at this conference, leads a delegation including the Minister Delegate for African Cooperation, Mr. Mohcine Jazouli, the Ambassador of Morocco to Japan Mr. Rachad Bouhlal, Ambassador-Director of Asian Affairs and Oceania, Mr. Abdelkader El Ansari, and Ambassador-Director General of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation, Mr. Mohamed Methqal.
This conference is also attended by many Moroccan economic operators, including CGEM, AMDIE, MASEN and Attijariwafa Bank, as well as other national institutions and representatives of civil society.
Under the theme “Advancing Africa’s development through people, technology and innovation”, the summit, which is attended by more than 4,500 delegates, aims to conduct consultations and debates on the issue development of the African continent and other issues related to security and stability.
Launched by Japan in 1993, the TICAD Summit is an international conference on African development organized by the Japanese Government, jointly with the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program, the United Nations Commission of the African Union and the World Bank.