8th Session of Morocco-Qatar High Joint Cooperation Commission Kicks off in Doha

The eight session of the Moroccan-Qatari high joint commission of cooperation opened Monday in Doha, under the chairmanship of Qatari Prime minister and Interior minister, Cheikh Khaled ben Khalifa Al-Thani, and the head of government, Aziz Akhannouch. During this session, postponed due to health conditions imposed by Covid-19, the delegations of both countries intend to seek new ways to develop relations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Morocco and sign seven agreements in various sectors, reflecting the willingness of the leaders of the two countries, His Majesty King Mohammed VI and His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, to achieve the aspirations of the two brotherly peoples. The Qatari delegation includes the Minister of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs, Ghanem Bin Hein Al-Ghanem, the Minister of Culture, Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Minister of Sports and Youth, Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali, the Chairman of the Qatar Tourism Authority, and Abdulaziz bin Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Emadi, President of the State Audit Bureau. As for the Moroccan delegation, it includes, in addition to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, Nasser Bourita, the Minister of Tourism, Handicrafts and Social and Solidarity Economy, Fatima-Zahra Ammor, the Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Nadia Fettah Alaoui, the Minister of Industry and Trade, Ryad Mezzour, the Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Leila Benali, in addition to the Moroccan ambassador to Qatar, Mohamed Setri. The agreements and memoranda of understanding that will be signed by the High Joint Commission concern cooperation in the fields of endowments and Islamic affairs, tourism, and cooperation in the sectors of culture, art, youth and sports.