His Majesty the King meets in New Delhi with Indian PM, Royal Office

New Delhi  – His Majesty King Mohammed VI met, on Thursday in New Delhi, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said a statement by the Royal Office.

The meeting was an occasion to commend the India-Africa Summit in New Delhi as well as the relevance of the topics discussed during this major event, said the same source.

His Majesty the King and the Indian PM underlined the shared viewpoints by the two countries concerning the strategic place of the African continent and the following issues of stability, security and social and economic development, it added.

The sovereign and the Indian Premier agreed on the need to boost the level of strategic partnership between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of India, it said.

His Majesty the King and Modi also agreed to set up a working committee coordinated by the foreign ministers of both countries to elaborate joint projects and initiatives to meet this new ambition.

On this occasion, His Majesty the King invited the Indian PM to pay a working visit to Morocco that would include all fields of cooperation and bear this new dynamic marking relations between the two countries.

The meeting was attended, on the Moroccan side, by His Majesty the King’s advisors Fouad Ali El Himma and Yassir Znagui, foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar and Morocco’s ambassador to India Larbi Reffouh and, on the Indian side, by India’s ambassador to Morocco Dinesh k Patnaik and some of Modi’s closest collaborators.