India and Morocco sign agreements for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 18-12-2017        Tweet

NEW DELHI: A delegation of the Moroccan Government, led by Mr. Abdelkader Amara, Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water called on Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in New Delhi recently. The two sides discussed matters relating to India-Morocco bilateral cooperation in road transport, water resources and the marine sector.

The two countries also signed and exchanged the following MoUs /Agreements, according to an official statement.

(I)           MoU on cooperation in the field of Water Resources;

(ii)           Agreement to establish cooperation between Indian Maritime University (IMU) and Higher Institute of Maritime Studies (ISEM) of Morocco;

(iii)          Framework Agreement for Cooperation in Training between the National Ports Agency (NPA) of Morocco and the Indian Maritime University (IMU); and

(iv)         Cooperation Framework Agreement between the Institute of Training in Engines and Road Maintenance of Morocco (IFEER) and Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE).

Speaking on the occasion Shri Gadkari said that he looked forward to utilizing the immense scope for cooperation between the two countries in the road transport, water resources and marine sectors.