Kenya and Morocco have agreed to establish a Joint Ministerial Commission to promote bilateral relations between the two countries.
Speaking during a meeting at the presidency in Nairobi late Monday, Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki and the Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Mohamed Benaissa, expressed the need for the two countries to forge closer cooperation for the benefit of the people of the two countries.
In this regard, President Kibaki and the Moroccan Foreign Affairs Minister who is also the special envoy of King Mohammed VI of Morocco noted that the two countries had a lot to share and learn from each other.
The Moroccan minister briefed Kibaki on the Spanish Sahara dispute and the progress made in the peace initiatives spearheaded by the United Nations.
He delivered a message of goodwill from the King of Morocco and thanked President Kibaki for his able leadership in Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the Great Lakes region.