Morocco, Mauritania Discuss Cooperation in Sports

  • March 16, 2021

Morocco, Mauritania Discuss Cooperation in Sports

Rabat – Means of strengthening bilateral cooperation in sports were discussed, Tuesday in Rabat, by Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Othman El Ferdaous, and his Mauritanian counterpart Minister of Employment, Youth and Sports Taleb Ould Sid’Ahmed, who is on a working visit to Morocco on March 14-19.

During this meeting, El Ferdaous highlighted the importance of strengthening bilateral cooperation in the fields of youth and sports, a statement by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports said.

The agenda of the visit is very busy as it includes the visit of sports facilities and stadiums of proximity, the Minister told the press. The partnership between the two parties will be fruitful in the future, he added.

In similar remarks, Ould Sid’Ahmed noted that Morocco has a pioneering experience in the establishment of sports and youth facilities, voicing Mauritania’s keenness to benefit from the Moroccan know-how in terms of sports and youth facilities.

The official welcomed the “close” relations between Mauritania and Morocco, recalling the agreement concluded between the Ministry of Culture, Youth, and Sports and his Department.

The agreement includes the construction of two category ”B” stadiums in Mauritania this year, as well as the renovation of the Youth House, built by Morocco in the 1980s in Mauritania, Ould Sid’Ahmed added.

The agreement will take effect in the coming weeks with the construction of two stadiums, the Mauritanian minister said. He also underlined the efforts of both parties to expand the partnership program in the coming years.

Last modified : 16 March 2021

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