Panama's Vice Foreign Minister Travels To Morocco To Open Diplomatic Representation
Panama's vice-foreign minister Mayra Arosemena will visit to Morocco this April 16-19 to officially open her country's diplomatic representation in Rabat.
Arosemena told MAP her country grants prime importance to consolidating cooperation ties with Morocco in various priority fields and aspires to sign with the Kingdom a framework agreement to launch cooperation programs in economic, trade, scientific, technical, cultural and education fields.
She pointed out that the opening of Panama's diplomatic representation in Morocco sends a strong signal as to the country's will to reinforce its ties with Morocco, noting that this representation will help the Latin American country open up to the regional environment and overcome geographic remoteness.
She also underscored her country's potentials, mainly the Panama Canal, the Colon free-trade agreement, the international finance center in the capital city as well as ports and air infrastructure and a successful economic and trade policy.
Arosemena will review with Moroccan officials a set of issues and set up mechanisms to promote ties and cooperation between the two countries.
Last November, the government of Panama announced it is suspending its recognition of the puppet Sahara republic, on grounds that this entity "does not meet the basic elements of a sovereign state under the international law".
MAP 16 April 2014