200,000 Israeli tourists are expected to visit Morocco soon

The agreements to be signed between the Kingdom and Israel include the sectors of tourism, air transport, investment, industry , economy, and other sectors.

Jerusalem24 – The Moroccan website Hespress reported that it is expected that Jared Kushner, the White House advisor, will lead an American delegation to Israel, and that he will then, accompanied by an Israeli delegation, visit Morocco, on the first direct commercial trip from Israel to Morocco, in the wake of the latest announcement on the resumption of Moroccan-Israeli relations.

According to the site, the agreements to be signed between the Kingdom and Israel include the sectors of tourism, air transport, investment, industry and the economy, and other sectors which agreements are being prepared.

The Israeli side did not disclose the list of the official delegation expected to accompany Kushner to Rabat, while Moroccan sources told Hespress that the final visit agenda has not been decided yet.

With the instructions of King Mohammed VI, the Moroccan government proceeded to download and activate the contents of the royal court’s communication that included procedures for resuming flights and communications with the Israeli side, in addition to developing innovative relations in the economic and technological fields and reopening liaison offices in the two countries.

The Moroccan Minister of Tourism, Nadia Fattah Alawi, expected that 200,000 Israeli tourists would visit Morocco in 2021, noting in a statement to the Israeli Kan channel that the number of Israeli tourists who will visit Morocco will double from 50,000 to 200,000 after the launch of direct flights between Morocco and Israel.

On the American side, Jared Kushner, the White House advisor, Avi Berkowitz, the Middle East envoy, and Adam Boehler, the head of the American International Development Finance Corporation, will hold talks with Moroccan officials.

 

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