Rabat, 24/05/2023 (MAP) – Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid, met Tuesday with African ministers of culture on the sidelines of the African Ministerial Meeting of Culture held last Monday in Rabat.
Bensaid met with the Egyptian Minister of Culture, the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Malawi, the Senegalese Minister of Culture in addition to the Ugandan Minister of Culture and the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Guinea, said a statement by the Ministry.
He also held talks with the Minister of Youth, Culture, Sports and Relations with Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, as well as with the Secretary of State for Culture and Arts of the Republic of Seychelles, added the same source.
The talks focused on strengthening bilateral relations and cultural cooperation, exchange of experience and expertise in the field of arts, heritage, and academic cooperation between institutions of higher education under the Ministry of Youth, Culture, Communication and their counterparts in brotherly and friendly countries, said the statement.
It was also agreed to organize joint cultural and artistic events and to strengthen coordination in various regional and international forums.
Rabat, African Capital of Culture, hosted a two-day African ministerial meeting of culture in the presence of 30 countries of the Continent and was marked by a joint declaration praising the efforts of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, in strengthening South-South cooperation and development of Africa.
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