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The Ambassador presents his credentials in Vanuatu

The Ambassador of His Majesty the King to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Island States with residence in Canberra, Mr. Karim Medrek presented, on the 13th of August 2019, his letters of credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the President of the Republic of Vanuatu, Mr. Tallis Obed Moses.

During this ceremony, the Ambassador of conveyed to the President of Vanuatu the cordial greetings of His Majesty the King as well as the friendly sentiments and most sincere wishes of welfare expressed by the Kingdom of Morocco to the Government and People of Vanuatu.

The Ambassador seized also this occasion to express his willingness to contribute to the reinforcement of ties between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Vanuatu in a number of common interest areas.

Mr. Medrek highlighted equally that he will be focusing during his mission to strengthen relations between Morocco and Vanuatu through further political dialogue, economic cooperation, notably due to the growth prospects in both countries, as well as academic exchange.

The Ambassador shed lights, in his statement, on the various achievements of the Kingdom during the last decades notably in terms of human development and south-south cooperation which is basic for the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Vanuatu.

For his Part, the President of the Republic of Vanuatu, H.E Mr. Tallis Obed Moses seized the opportunity to express his admiration of HM the King Mohammed VI and the importance that He attaches to South-South cooperation.

Besides, Mr. Moses recalled the excellence of relations between Rabat and Port Vila since the signing of the joint statement for the establishment of relations between the two countries on the 14th of December 2000.

In this regard, Vanuatu’s Head of State recalled that the two countries have cooperated all over the two recent decades in different fields and especially to bring positives responses when it comes to a number of common global challenges. He also seized the occasion to hail the two countries’ support in international fora and to thank the Kingdom for a number of initiatives taken to increase cooperation in the fields of education, health, and fight against climate change among others.

The ceremony has also been marked by the presence of military band greeting the Ambassador and playing the anthems of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Vanuatu.