Promotion of Trade, Proven Way to Strengthen Distinguished Relations between Rabat, Nouakchott – Upper House Speaker –

The speaker of the House of Advisors, Naama Mayara stressed, Sunday in Nouakchott, that the promotion of trade is a proven way to strengthen the distinguished relations between Morocco and Mauritania. Speaking at a meeting with parliamentary groups in the Mauritanian National Assembly, Mayara said that parliamentary cooperation between the two legislative institutions of the two countries should not be limited to the exchange of expertise and experience and coordination of positions at the levels of regional and international fora, but it should touch on economic and social programs well targeted in both countries. The speaker of the House of Advisors, who is on a working visit leading a large parliamentary delegation to Mauritania at the invitation of President of the Mauritanian National Assembly, Cheikh Ould Bayeh, explained that the objective is to achieve a real economic integration between the two countries. He added, in this context, that the establishment of a Morocco-Mauritania Parliamentary Economic Forum would be a real opportunity to highlight the potential of the Kingdom and Mauritania and, therefore, promote the Moroccan and Mauritanian economies with the aim of facing future challenges. He noted that among the challenges, which require more cohesion and the establishment of a strong economy, is the problem of food security that threatens the Sahel and Sahara region, caused by the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, as well as the difficulties related to health security and the growing phenomenon of illegal immigration.