President Macky Sall of Senegal has expressed thanks to King Mohammed VI for his proposal to adopt “a unified and concerted response” to COVID-19 pandemic in Africa, and expressed his will to work to ensure the success of the initiative.
The Moroccan Monarch on Monday held phone talks with President Macky Sall and President Alassane Dramane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire on the alarming development of the Covid-19 pandemic on the African continent.
The monarch discussed with his African peers an initiative to bring together some friendly countries, to provide a unified and concerted response to the pandemic.
“The President thanked His Majesty for this happy initiative, and expressed his willingness to work for the success of the process which will soon be the subject matter of a videoconference between the Heads of State and Government of the countries concerned”, said the Senegalese president’s office.
In his talks with the Ivorian and Senegalese presidents, King Mohammed VI proposed the launch of an initiative by African Heads of State aimed at establishing an operational framework in order to support African countries in the management of the pandemic.
The initiative put forward by the King aims at facilitating joint action, and sharing of experience and best practices as well as cooperation to mitigate the health, economic and social impacts of the pandemic.