St. Kitts and Nevis and the Kingdom of Morocco Renew Commitment for Future Cooperation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, July 26, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Chief of Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, His Excellency Saadeddine El Othmani, hosted Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris for dinner last evening (Thursday, July 26) where the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual benefit.

There, both leaders expressed their satisfaction with the current level of bilateral relations and their commitment to further enhance the bilateral cooperation between St. Kitts and Nevis and the Kingdom of Morocco.

Prime Minister Harris and H.E. El Othmani also took an in depth look at the ongoing cooperation between the two countries, particularly in the field of public infrastructure, agriculture, health, water and electricity, education and human resource development through vocational training and training of civil servants.

Coming out of the discussions was an agreement for a renewed Roadmap of Cooperation Programme between the Governments of St. Kitts and Nevis and Morocco for the period 2019-2021.

The agreement was signed by Minister responsible for Public Infrastructure, the Honourable Ian Patches Liburd on behalf of St. Kitts and Nevis and the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, His Excellency Nasser Bourita on behalf of the Kingdom of Morocco.

Minister Liburd’s ministry is currently overseeing the roll out of a comprehensive infrastructure development programme which includes the construction of the second cruise pier at Port Zante, the resurfacing of the runways at the RLB International Airport, rehabilitation of the Old Road Bay Road, and the rehabilitation of island main road network.

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