First Lady Weah seeks more Moroccan support – FrontPageAfrica


Rabat, Morocco – First Lady Clar Marie Weah has terminated her engagements with key authorities in the Kingdom of Morocco to attract more support for programs impacting the lives of Liberians from all walks of life, including the disadvantaged.

Among these commitments, Ms. Weah’s meeting with Ambassador Mohamed Methqal, Director General of the International Cooperation Agency of the Kingdom of Morocco, was essential.

The meeting took place recently at the headquarters of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation in Rabat, where the First Lady was warmly welcomed by Amb. Methqal.

While appreciating Amb. Methqal for the warm welcome, Mrs. Weah was quick to express her deep gratitude, on behalf of President George Manneh Weah and the people of Liberia, for the invaluable support that Morocco continues to offer Liberia.

Ms. Weah was particularly grateful for the training opportunities available to young Liberians in technical and vocational education and training programs.

However, she revealed her intention to build centers for maternal health and the rehabilitation of young drug addicts, by seeking a partnership between her foundation, the Clar Hope Foundation, and the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation.

The First Lady stressed that these facilities were important in addressing the growing challenges related to maternal health among rural dwellers and growing drug abuse among young Liberians.

Ms. Weah also called for specialized training opportunities for Liberian doctors.

The Liberian mother of the nation also took the opportunity to explain the ongoing construction of the City of Hope, a multipurpose complex in Marshall, Margibi County, Clar Hope Foundation.

The Clar Hope Foundation, CHF, is an apolitical, non-profit organization, established by Ms. Weah in 2019 to create an equitable society in Liberia where women and children (especially) are healthy, educated and fully empowered. to have a prosperous life.

She noted that when completed, the project would strive to fully educate more than 200 girls as young as 3-5 years old and provide technical and vocational training to disadvantaged youth, including street girls.

In response, the Director General of the Moroccan Agency for International Cooperation expressed his admiration for the Liberian First Lady’s incredible initiatives to improve lives.

Amb. Methqal was optimistic that given the flourishing ties Liberia and Morocco enjoy, there were opportunities for more cooperation and partnerships, assuring him of the possibilities to offer some support.

This is the second major engagement Ms. Weah has had with Moroccan authorities as she seeks more opportunities, bolstering the efforts of the Liberian government.

Recall that the Liberian First Lady spoke with Mrs. Loubna Tricha, Director General of the Moroccan Office for the Promotion of Training (technical, vocational education and training) in Casablanca.

It is expected that these series of meetings will include the visit of Moroccan delegations to Liberia as part of assessment missions for possible support.


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