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King Mohammed VI of Morocco reviews a guard of honour at the National palace during his state visit to Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, November 19, 2016. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Rabat- Moroccan King Mohammed VI has held talks with Jordan King Abdullah II Bin Al Hussein in the Royal Cabinet in Rabat – these talks fall under the official visit of Jordan’s king to Morocco.

The visit embodies the deep-rooted bilateral relations based on solid and permanent partnership.

No details were provided on the discussions’ content between the kings but diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the situation in the Middle East was on top of the list as the Arab Summit date approaches – sources added that King Mohammed VI accepted the invitation to attend the summit scheduled on 28-29 March.

Jordan King commenced his official visit to Morocco on Wednesday. Same day, both kings held a meeting in the Royal Cabinet accompanied with Prince Ghazi Bin Muhammad Bin Talal, Chief Advisor for Religious and Cultural Affairs.

King Mohammed VI and King Abdullah II have also inaugurated the cultural and artistic event “Africa in Capital” at the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rabat on Thursday 23.

The occasion was initiated by the National Foundation for Museums in collaboration with several Moroccan cultural and institutional activists. This major event will continue to be hosted in Rabat “City of Light, Moroccan Capital of Culture” until April 28, and is in line with efforts made by the King to make culture a real lever for development, an engine for bringing people closer and a mean to promote the values of tolerance, openness and sharing.

On this occasion, the King and his guest visited three exhibitions held under this event, namely “Contemporary Look into African Art”, “Joint Presence” and “Memorial.”

The “Africa in Capital” will be marked by intense cultural activities as 36 events in 18 sites, movie screening, music concerts, and conferences are scheduled to take place.

At the end of the visit, the Jordanian King signed the visitors’ book of the Mohammed VI Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.