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India and Morocco call for closer cooperation in trade sectors

image India and Morocco call for closer cooperation in trade sectors

New Delhi, May 29 (KNN) During the 5th India Morocco Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) held in Rabat on 25 and 26 May 2017, both countries intensified the  strong  bilateral relations and provided an impetus for closer cooperation between the two countries in the political, commercial, cultural, and trade sectors.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce and Industry Minister gave keynote address at the Industry Day of Morocco in Casablanca, organised by the Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy of the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco.

She visited the Centre for Excellence in Information Technology  in Casablanca, a collaboration of Centre  for  Development  of  Advanced Computing  (CDAC), India  and  Institute National des Postes et Télécommunications (INPT), Morocco.

She called on Dr Saad Eddine El Othmani, Head of Government of the Kingdom of Morocco and had bilateral discussions with Abdelkader Amara, Minister of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water, and Mohamed Boussaid, Minister of Economy and Finance.

On 26 May 2017, she met Moulay Hafid El Alamy, Minister of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy. In all the interactions, the key element of excellent political relations that underpinned the economic context of the bilateral relations were highlighted.

On 26 May 2017, the 5th  India Morocco JCM was convened in Rabat during which a Memorandum of Understanding was signed for Cooperation on Broadcasting between  Prasar  Bharati, India  and  Société Nationale  de  Radiodiffusion et  de Télévision (SNRT), Morocco.

The MoU was signed by  Dr  Kheya Bhattacharya, Ambassador of India on  behalf  of Prasar Bharati and Fayçal  Laraichi,  Chief Executive Officer of SNRT.


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