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Moroccan Foreign Minister attends 45th G77 Meeting


Rabat, 2 December 2021 (TDI): Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita attended the 45th Annual Meeting of Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the Group of Seventy Seven (G77). The Republic of Guinea chaired the meeting. Besides, the theme of the meet-up was “Sustainable recovery in the era of Covid-19 and its impact on development”.

Furthermore, Minister Bourita congratulated Pakistan for being elected as the president of the G77 for leading the group in 2022. Additionally, he assured full cooperation and commitment of the Moroccan delegation to Pakistan.

Remarks of Moroccan Foreign Minister

Minister Nasser Bourita talked about health, climate change, and Covid-19. He said that Covid-19 has exposed that we should invest in sustainable development and human resource. He argued that the 2030 Agenda should be at the center of collective actions and international cooperation.

Furthermore, Foreign Minister argued that Covid-19 health crises revealed structural problems in the economies of world communities. We should make investments in the education and health sector to better tackle future crises.

Chinese Representative at G77

In the meeting, China Ambassador Zhang Jun highlighted that China is a trustworthy partner of developing countries. Besides, he aimed that China will support developing countries for Sustainable Development Goals and Common development through South-South cooperation. 

Furthermore, he called for international community support for the resumption of dialogue between Israel and Palestine based on a two-state solution.

Group of Seventy-Seven

The Group of Seventy Seven (G77) was established on 15 June 1964. In 1967, Algeria hosted the first Ministerial meeting of G77. It is the largest intergovernmental organization for developing countries under United Nations.

Besides, G77 aims to promote collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on major international economic issues between member countries. Likewise, it promotes South-South cooperation for the development of seventy-seven member countries.

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