Moroccan King phones Buhari, expresses satisfaction at rate of improvement

Posted by News Express | 2 March 2017 | 1,537 times

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•King Mohammed VI of Morocco.


King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Wednesday had a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari in London, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) Femi Adesina, said this afternoon.

He said that the King, who initiated the call, asked after the health of Buhari, who has been on medical vacation in London for over a month, “and expressed satisfaction at his rate of improvement.”

According to Adesina in a statement issued in Abuja, “The two leaders also discussed the current stage of the Morocco-Nigeria Atlantic crude oil pipeline project.

“King Mohammed VI thanked President Buhari for Nigeria’s support in returning Morocco to the African Union and notified him of Morocco’s request to join the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

“The Moroccan King also expressed his intention to make the Rabat-Abuja strategic partnership a framework for regular consultation and cooperation on African issues of mutual interest to both countries.

“President Buhari, who thanked King Mohammed VI for the phone call, said that he looked forward to deepening relations between both countries.”


Source: News Express

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