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Haiti – Education : The Kingdom of Morocco plans to welcome 20 new Haitian scholarship holders

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Haiti – Education : The Kingdom of Morocco plans to welcome 20 new Haitian scholarship holders

05/09/2020 09:45:05

A meeting was held this week by videoconference between Haiti and the Kingdom of Morocco on the impacts of Covid-19 on Haitian students receiving grants from the Moroccan Government and to consider prospects for academic and scientific cooperation in this context.

The Haitian representation was made up of : Ms. Elive Jules Deputy Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louis Marie Montfort Saintil, Chargée d’Affaires of the Embassy of Haiti near the Kingdom of Spain.

The Moroccan part was composed of : Ambassador Mohamed Methqal Director General of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation, Zakaria El Goumiri, Ambassador of His Majesty the King of Morocco Mohammed VI and Ms. Bouchira Boudchine Boucetta the Director of the Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

While emphasizing the scope and importance of this academic and scientific cooperation, the Haitian delegation welcomed the commitment of the Moroccan authorities, which despite the socio-economic crisis caused by the pandemic, plan to host 20 new scholarship students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

For its part, the Moroccan delegation reiterated their government’s attachment to Haiti by evoking their support in several other areas such as, among others : Institutional strengthening, health and agriculture…

Both parties agreed on the need to facilitate student learning by seeking alternative solutions to the various difficulties generated by the pandemic.

The meeting ended with the wishes of both parties to mark in a particular way the ten years of cooperation (2011-2021) and to work on its strengthening which will make it possible to strengthen the ties of friendship and solidarity between the two country.

HL/ HaitiLibre