King Mohammed VI is leading a delegation to build on Morocco’s relations with India:
The participation of King Mohammed VI in the third India-Africa Forum Summit will inject strong momentum in Indian-Moroccan relations and development of the African continent, Tarun Basu, president of the Indian think-tank Society for Policy Studies, said.
The King’s ongoing commitment to development in Africa and the Indian policy that aims to strengthen exchanges with Africa open new opportunities for cooperation and win-win partnership, Basu told MAP on the sidelines of the summit.
India will benefit from the privileged relations which the Kingdom has with the countries of West Africa to strengthen its presence in these countries, Basu said, noting that both countries should share their experiences and expertise to benefit the countries of West Africa and make their cooperation sustainable.
India deems that Morocco is as an example of political stability, economic openness and religious moderation, he added, noting that India should build on the Moroccan religious model, based on the values of tolerance and the fight against extremism, as well as the various reforms undertaken by the Kingdom in this regard, including the creation of a training center for religious leaders (imams) and preachers (morchidines and morchidates)…[ORIGINAL STORY, SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED]