Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Qatar : 14/09/2014

Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and Qatar

The Minister of Economy and Finance, Mr. Mohammed BOUSSAID, received Monday, September 15th, 2014 at the headquarters of his department in Rabat, a Qatari delegation headed by Mr. Ahmed ben Mohammed AL MERAIKHI, CEO of the Qatari Development Fund .

This delegation is visiting Morocco, from September 15th to 18th 2014, during which, the Joint Technical Committee Maroco - Qatari holds meetings on the implementation of projects funded by the Qatari donation for a total amount of one billion and 250 million dollars, which is part of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries to fund development projects in the Kingdom of Morocco.

The meetings of the Joint Committee focus on 14 projects in various strategic areas of development: Health, Agriculture, Maritime fishing, liquid sanitation, Social Housing and Higher Education.

They aim to examine the level of the effective implementation of these projects and make recommendations that will accelerate the pace of their implementation in order to enjoy the services expected at the earliest opportunity.

It should be recalled that the Executive donation program of Qatar, under which the aforementioned projects were defined, was signed in Rabat July 24th , 2014; in line with the memorandum of understanding on the gift, signed in Marrakech, December 27th , 2013 under the chairmanship of His Majesty King Mohammed VI and His Highness the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani