King Mohammed VI, the King of Morocco has recently pleaded for empowering African youths. The King said that the African should confront the challenges to ensure its emergence.
"This generation of young people will build the Africa of tomorrow; African youths will contribute to peace, stability and socio-economic development on the Continent," King Mohammed VI underlined in a message sent to the participants in the 5th Crans Montana Forum held in the Moroccan southern city of Dakhla under the theme "Building a powerful and modern Africa dedicated to its youth, as reported by The North Africa Post.
Africa's population is the youngest in the world and as the fast pace of the demographic transition on the continent requires major development projects, especially in such areas as education, health, agriculture, infrastructure and the fight against poverty.
"Our Continent may hold countless promises, but one thing is for sure: Africa is the Continent of all expectations. Above all, our Continent is front and center in the world order. By rising to Africa's challenges, the world would be tackling international geostrategic issues, in addition to changes that are currently unfolding. Africa's moment has come. This century must be Africa's," King Mohammed VI said.