Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, Minister of Economy and Finance, part of the important delegation accompanying His Majesty the King, Mohammed VI, may God assist him in his visit to Africa, gave an exclusive interview to the magazine Afrik.com.
In the interview published on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, Mr. BOUSSAID said that the Royal visit to Africa confirms Morocco's willingness to build an innovative partnership through south-south cooperation based on sharing, exchange of experience and pooling of assets.
" It is a visit that will allow Morocco to root its economy in Africa and actively participate in the development of this continent, in the Sub-Saharan countries, especially West Africa, " said the Minister.
In response to a question on the Moroccan economy and the impact of the world crisis, Mr. BOUSSAID said that Morocco was certainly impacted by the years of crisis, since 2008, but still recorded an annual growth of 4% between 2008 and 2014.
"The Moroccan economy has been able to withstand the crisis thanks to the strategies launched for 15 years and the diversified economy which is based on several sectors and contributes to the economic growth," added the Minister.