Burkina Faso and Morocco agree to abolish visa for travel between their two nations
Burkina Faso and Morocco have agreed to abolish the visa required to travel between their two nations.
Burkina Faso’s Minister Alpha Barry finalized the agreement with Morocco on Monday according to Morocco World News.
Nasser Bourita, Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, said “In accordance with the King’s instructions during his meeting with the Burkinabe president in Marrakech on 16 November, we were able to finalise an agreement for the removal of these visas, of which the signing could be made on a future occasion.”
Burkina Faso pledged its support for Morocco’s application for membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) during the meeting.
Our position is that of welcome. We share the same space and Burkina is very prepared to discuss the question of Morocco’s membership to the ECOWAS,” said Burkina Faso’s Minister Alpha Barry.
Burkinabe minister further said that his country will give Morocco “permanent support in international and regional issues.”