Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rachid Talbi Alami, held, Tuesday in Rabat, a meeting with the Speaker of the Canadian Senate, George J. Furey, who is currently on a working visit to Morocco at the head of an important parliamentary delegation.
The House of Representatives reported that during this meeting, the two parties commended the strong ties uniting Morocco and Canada, expressing their satisfaction with the dynamism characterizing the parliamentary relations between the two countries and their strong will to strengthen cooperation between the two legislative institutions.
On this occasion, Furey noted that Morocco and Canada share the same values inherent in human rights and the consolidation of the rule of law, adding that his visit to the Kingdom is part of the strengthening of bilateral relations.
After stressing the importance that the Canadian Senate attaches to cooperation with the Moroccan parliament, the Canadian official highlighted the Moroccan-Canadian parliamentary friendship groups’ role in strengthening coordination in fields of common interest, welcoming in this regard the remarkable contribution of Moroccans living in Canada to the development dynamics of Canadian society at several levels.
For his part, Talbi Alami stressed that Morocco and Canada have solid relations based on common values and respect, noting that Morocco’s stability, development, and regional and continental leadership make the Kingdom Canada’s gateway to Africa.
Talbi Alami highlighted in this regard the major structural projects launched by Morocco under the wise leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, referring in particular to the clean energy transition and the green economy, the growth of the agricultural and industrial sectors, and the interest in human capital as reflected in several priority projects on the reform of education and the healthcare system, comprehensive development and social protection.
This meeting was held in the presence of the President of the Morocco-Canada Parliamentary Friendship Group in the House of Representatives, Mohamed Chrourou, and Canadian Senators Fabian Manning, Mary Coyle, and Mohamed-Iqbal Ravalia.