Morocco, Thailand keen to boost education cooperation

2017-08-10 21:40:24 GMT2017-08-11 05:40:24(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

RABAT, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- Morocco and Thailand discussed hereon Thursday means to boost cooperation in the field ofeducation.

During a meeting between Moroccan Deputy Foreign Minister MouniaBoucetta and Thai Deputy Minister of Education Chaiwong Surachet,the two officials stressed the need to reinforce cooperation inFrench teaching, scholarships and student exchange programs,according to a statement from the Moroccan foreign ministry.

Surachet expressed her country's willingness to benefit fromMorocco's experience in the training of young Thais.

Morocco and Thailand established diplomatic relations in 1985,and the North African kingdom has since adopted various initiativesto strengthen ties with South Asian countries.

Last year, Morocco joined the Association of Southeast AsianNation's (ASEAN) Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC). Enditem