Guinea-Bissau President Expresses Deep Gratitude to Morocco and HM King Mohammed VI
The President of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoko Embalo, has expressed his deep gratitude to Morocco and His Majesty King Mohammed VI, highlighting the strength of the relations binding the two brotherly countries. President Embalo expressed his deep gratitude, Tuesday, while receiving the Moroccan delegation that attended the scientific meeting on peaceful coexistence which was organized Saturday and Sunday, by the section of the Mohammed VI Foundation of African Ulema (Muslim scholars) in Guinea Bissau. Mr. Embalo recalled the visit made in 2015 by His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, to Guinea-Bissau, where he received a warm welcome at the official level as well as from the people of Guinea-Bissau. He also voiced his joy to receive the Moroccan delegation participating in this symposium, stressing that the culture of tolerance and the values of coexistence are an integral part of our religion and that the consolidation of such values is the responsibility of all of us. For its part, the Moroccan delegation expressed its thanks and gratitude to President Embalo for the welcome he granted them, noting that this audience reflects the place that the President of the Republic reserves for the Moroccan people. The meeting took place in the presence of several advisers of the President of the Republic, as well as a delegation of the local section of the Foundation, led by its president, Mamadu Baldé. The scientific meeting was held on June 4-5, 2022 in Bissau, under the theme “Peaceful Coexistence: The Path to Cultural and Social Understanding Between Religions.” The final report published at the end of this event called for greater efforts to organize other similar meetings to allow people to better know their religion, far away from the culture of hatred and violence. It also emphasized the importance of spreading the values of tolerance and strengthening the culture of coexistence to preserve the communion within African societies and achieve prosperity.