Morocco’s Ambassador to Latvia Hands Credentials to President Egils Levits

Morocco’s ambassador to Sweden and Latvia, with residence in Stockholm, Karim Medrek, handed, on Tuesday in Riga, his credentials to President of Latvia, Mr. Egils Levits, as the extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of His Majesty the King to this Baltic country. During this ceremony, the diplomat conveyed to the President of Latvia the cordial greetings of HM King Mohammed VI, as well as his wishes of prosperity to the Latvian people. Expressing his willingness to work to strengthen bilateral relations, promote economic cooperation and consolidate political dialogue between Morocco and Latvia, Mr. Medrek praised the excellent relations and ties of friendships binding the two countries since the establishment of their diplomatic relations in 1992, as well as the constant evolution of these ties. The ambassador, who recalled that this year coincides with the commemoration of the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Morocco and Latvia, stressed that more intense commercial ties and stronger cultural and academic exchanges could contribute to creating a new dynamic in relations between the two countries. Moreover, Morocco and Latvia have great potential for cooperation in various areas of common interest, both at the bilateral level and in the multilateral framework, he pointed out. For his part, President Egils Levits expressed his esteem for HM King Mohammed VI and for the progress made by Morocco, which has become a leading country in its region, while expressing its commitment to continue strengthening cooperative relations with the Kingdom. The Latvian President also hailed the EU-Morocco partnership and cooperation, emphasizing that Morocco is a credible partner and a haven of stability in the region.