Mr. Mohamed BENCHAABOUN, Minister of Economy and Finance headed, Wednesday October 3rd 2018 at the headquarters of the department, the signing ceremony of a financing agreement under the neighbourhood investment facility with an amount of 13M€ between on the one hand the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes (UEMF), and the delegation Agreement between the European Commission and the (EIB) on the other.
Were present during this ceremony, Mr. Mohamed KABBAJ, the chancellor of the (UEMF), the Ambassador, Head of the European Union delegation in Rabat and the Representative of the (EIB) in Morocco.
In this event, the Minister of Economy and Finance stressed the importance of this program which derives from the initiative of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, May God Assist Him, regarding building an eco-campus which objective is to promote and develop, in the Euro-Mediteranian area, research and high-level teaching in the fields of science and technology as well as human and social sciences.
This project was approved by 43 Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Union for the Mediterranean and certified by this institution. It will provide a platform for discussion and cultural exchange in the field of high education and research between both shores of the Mediterranean.