Morocco’s Throne Day marked in Baku

By: Sara Rajabova

Moroccan Embassy in Azerbaijan celebrated special day for the country-Throne Day.

The embassy arranged an official reception on the country’s Throne Day on July 30.

Ambassador of Morocco to Azerbaijan Hassan Hami spoke of his country’s path of development, noting the country has gained political and economic progress in the last fifteen years under the leadership of the King Mohammad VI.

Expressing pleasure with the current level of the traditional friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Morocco, Hami said both countries have confidently developed their bilateral ties in the political, economic, cultural and other fields.

He went on to note that both countries support each other within the international organizations to make joint efforts for expansion of cooperation.

For his part, Vice-premier of Azerbaijan Ismat Abbasov congratulated the people of Morocco on behalf of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.

Abbasov reminded that Azerbaijan’s national leader Heydar Aliyev’s visit to the Kingdom of Morocco, underlined the establishment of bilateral relations.

He stressed that the high level relations between the heads of states have provided further impetus to the development of bilateral ties.

Abbasov further expressed hope that the current relations based on friendship, mutual trust, confidence and cooperation would promote strengthening of ties and the interests of both nations.

On July 30 of every year since 1999 knows celebrations all over Marocco and it is considered as one of the main national days in the country.

Morocco recognized independence of Azerbaijan on December 30, 1991. Diplomatic relations between two countries has been established on August 25, 1992. Azerbaijani embassy opened in Rabat in 2006, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco opened in Baku in 2009.

On March 14, 2008, Morocco supported the stance of Azerbaijan regarding the Resolution on “The situation in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan” adopted in the 62nd session of the UN General Assembly.