Morocco-Chad: Govt. Council Approves Framework Cooperation Agreement on Energy and Mining

  • March 11, 2021
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Morocco-Chad: Govt. Council Approves Framework Cooperation Agreement on Energy and Mining

Rabat – The Government Council, which convened Thursday by teleconference under the chairmanship of Head of Government Saad Dine El Otmani, examined a framework cooperation agreement in the fields of energy and mining between Morocco and Chad, signed in Rabat on October 26, 2020, and adopted Bill 12.21 approving the said agreement.

This framework agreement, presented by the Minister Delegate on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Abroad, aims mainly to contribute to the social and economic development of the two countries, and in particular to the development of energy and mining sectors, government spokesperson Saaid Amzazi said in a statement read out during a press briefing after the meeting.

Under this agreement, the two parties commit to cooperate in areas related to the energy sector, such as electricity, renewable energy, energy efficiency and hydrocarbons, as well as in the mining sector, where the two countries will share information, knowledge, experience and skills, Amzazi said.

The text also provides that the two parties develop relations between their respective actors in the aforementioned fields, and organize training and workshops for the benefit of employees in these fields.

Last modified : 11 March 2021



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