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Mr. Mohammed Boussaid meets a delegation of the OECD : 11/09/2014

Mr. Mohammed Boussaid meets a delegation of the OECD

The 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. 

Mr. BOUSSAID’s 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.

In a 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.

"This 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.

The 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.

The Director 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.