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EU High Representative Federica Mogherini to Arrive in Morocco Today

Rabat – The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini will arrive in Morocco this evening for a two-day visit to discuss the EU-Morocco agreements.Quoted by Maghreb Arab Press (MAP), European sources said that Mogherini will meet with several Moroccan senior officials regarding the EU-Morocco fisheries and agriculture agreements.“This visit is part of the revival of relations between Morocco and the European Union, so as to constitute a closer strategic, deep and ambitious partnership.” Read Also: European Parliament Passes EU-Morocco Agriculture AgreementDuring her visit, Mogherini will also review bilateral relations in the political, economic, security, and migration fields and will also discuss regional policy issues.The visit follows the European Parliament vote on the agriculture agreement. The deal received 444 votes in favor of the EU-Morocco agreement.On January 14, the EU and Morocco also signed the fisheries agreement, which includes the waters off of Morocco’s southern provinces. read more

SM Ranjith appointed CM

S.M Ranjith was sworn in as the Chief Minister of the North Central province before President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning.Former Chief Minister Berty Premalal Dissanayake had earlier publicly stated that he should be given the post and not S.M.Ranjith who is a brother of former Minister S.M.Chandrasena. Meanwhile Mahipala Herath was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of the Sabaragamuwa province.