Monday, 22 April 2019 09:00 GMT

Yemen Looks to Morocco for Advice on Democratic Development

(MENAFN - Morocco World News) ">Rabat – Yemen's foreign minister met Moroccan officials Monday to discuss what Yemen can learn from Morocco's democracy-building and economic development.

Foreign minister Khaled Mohamed Hussein Al-Yamani met Head of Government democracy-building in Rabat. The conference took place as the nations celebrated the 40th anniversary of their establishment of diplomatic relations.

During the meeting, Al-Yamani thanked King Mohammed VI for Morocco's support for restoring proper constitutional legitimacy in Yemen which has been in the midst of a brutal civil war since 2015.

Nasser Bourita, Morocco's minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation, expressed the need to increase humanitarian efforts for the Yemeni people.

Education was another key area of cooperation that both countries were sure to highlight. Morocco has increased the number of scholarships it offers to Yemeni students to 40 per year. Beyond the 40 scholarships, Morocco gives Yemenis priority access to Moroccan universities.


Yemen Looks to Morocco for Advice on Democratic Development

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