Rabat, Sep 16 (IANS/MAP) Moroccan Minister of Tourism Mohammed Sajid held talks in Belgrade with Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic to boost cooperation between the two countries in various sectors including tourism.

During the meeting, attended by Morocco’s Ambassador to Belgrade, Mohamed Amine Belhaj, the two sides welcomed the signing of an agreement on air transport speeding up the launch of a direct air link between Morocco and Serbia.

The two ministers called on the private sector and tourism professionals to explore all opportunities for cooperation and also agreed on the development of an expanded cooperation programme in the tourism sector.

The Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Communications will also visit Morocco before the end of this year, a report said.

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