Saudi-Moroccan Joint Committee concludes meeting

February 11, 2011

The Saudi-Moroccan Joint Committee for Bilateral Cooperation, co-chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and Moroccan Foreign Minister Altayeb Al-Fasi Al-Fihri, concluded its 11th session in Rabat yesterday. The Committee issued a final communiqué stressing the strength of Saudi-Moroccan relations. It stated that the two countries had agreed on boosting bilateral trade and investment and exchanging expertise on tourism, antiquities and other fields. Addressing regional developments, the two sides stressed the importance of unified Arab support for the Palestinian people. Regarding developments in Egypt and Tunisia, the delegates expressed confidence in the two countries’ ability to restore order based on the wills of their peoples without foreign interference. Finally, the Moroccan side expressed support for the call of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for dialogue among followers of religions, cultures and civilizations.