Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID discussed, Tuesday,
September 9th 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat,
with the Director of the OECD's Global Relations Secretariat ( the Organization
for Economic Cooperation and Development ), Mr. Marcos BONTURI, who leads a
high level delegation.
interview with the head of the OECD is part of a first consultation meeting of
Morocco-OECD under the partnership program between the two parties.
statement to the press, the Minister of Economy and Finance noted that Morocco-OECD
relations are characterized by the launch of several partnership projects, the
most significant being the country cooperation Program.
involves a deep thinking of all the tools of the OECD and Morocco to identify
lessons and diagnostics useful for the national economy, whose great potential
had been mentioned during the two last speeches of HM King Mohammed VI, may God
assist him, stated Mr. BOUSSAID.
Minister also pointed out that Morocco, one of the few countries in the world selected
by the OECD for a country cooperation program, plays an active role in all the
various bodies of this organization, which is very experienced in economic
analysis, around the world.
of the OECD's Global Relations Secretariat indicated that discussions with the
Minister of Economy and Finance, focused on country cooperation Program that
the OECD hopes to launch with Morocco by the end of the year. He specified, in
this respect, that this program that extends over a period of 2 years should
have a significant impact in terms of support to the process of reforms
launched in Morocco. "As part of our role, we meet Moroccan officials that
present the Moroccan Government's priority reforms, and we are trying to evaluate
to what extent experts from OECD member countries may be useful in order to
assist the Kingdom in its priorities," stressed Mr. BONTURI.