Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 18:11
Rabat – President of the House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, highlighted in Tuesday the strong will to breathe new life into the relations between the Moroccan and Colombian parliaments, for greater cooperation and solidarity, calling for the organization of a Moroccan parliamentary forum, Colombian this year, as part of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
In conversations with the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, Jaime Duran Barrera, Mr. El Malki said that "the organization of this forum, which is a contribution of the parliaments of both countries in commemoration of this anniversary, will allow the consideration of several issues , such as air transport and commercial and cultural exchanges, with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations.
According to a statement from the House of Representatives, Mr. Malki also reviewed the most important reforms introduced by the 2011 Constitution, in particular the recognition of the independence of the judiciary and participatory democracy, in particular paving the way for citizens to submit petitions and proposals in legislative matters.
He also highlighted the deep relations between the two countries, welcoming the position of Colombia in favor of the territorial integrity of Morocco and the recent adoption by both chambers of the Colombian Congress of a resolution that clearly expresses full support to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Kingdom.
Meanwhile, members of the Colombian parliamentary delegation praised the pioneering role of Morocco on the Arab and African scale, as well as the great advances of the Kingdom under the illuminated leadership of HM King Mohammed VI.
They also noted that his visit confirms the support of the Colombian Congress for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Morocco and the proposal of autonomy presented by the Kingdom to arrive at a definitive solution to the artificial conflict throughout the country. Moroccan Sahara.