Marrakech - HM King Mohammed VI received, Friday at the Marrakech royal palace, Ohio's representative Marcia Fudge, chairwoman of the African American MPs group of Congress, accompanied by a delegation of US congress representatives.
On this occasion, HM the King hailed the fruitful meetings by the delegation with the different Moroccan officials and which enabled the US MPs to get informed about the achievements made by Morocco in several areas, as part of a comprehensive institutional reform, a statement by the royal office said.
The MPs have unanimously commended the relevance of the national policies undertaken in all sectors, under the leadership of HM the King, for a responsible, balanced human and economic development, it added.
HM the King noted the various open prospects thanks to the important visit he paid recently to the United States, mainly concerning fostering political consultations and developing economic, technical and cultural cooperation.
The US parliamentarians highlighted that the two peoples are continuously brought closer and that ties between the two friendly countries are becoming stronger.
The delegation expressed esteem for the royal commitment to peace and development in Africa, mainly Sub-Saharan Africa, and unwavering efforts by HM the King for an efficient south-south cooperation to ensure an important human development.
The African American MPs group of Congress, known as Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), is a congress non partisan coalition.
The audience was attended by Marcia Fudge, Corinne Brown (Florida), Eddie Johnson (Texas), Elijah Cummings (Maryland), George Butterfield (NC), Gregory Weldon Meeks (New York), Barbara Lee (CA), Hank Johnson (Georgia) Karen Bass (CA), Terry Sewell (Alabama), Frederica Wilson (FL) and Robin Kelly (Illinois).
It was also attended by advisors of HM the King Taieb Fassi Fihri and Fouad Ali El Himma, Foreign minister Salaheddine Mezouar and Morocco's ambassador in Washington Rachad Bouhlal.