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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
14-December-2017 16:20 IST
India and Morocco sign agreements for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors

 A delegation of the Moroccan Government, led by Mr. Abdelkader Amara, its Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water called on Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in New Delhi today. The two sides discussed matters relating to India-Morocco bilateral cooperation in road transport, water resources and the marine sector. The two countries also signed and exchanged the following MoUs /Agreements

(i) MoU on cooperation in the field of Water Resources;

(ii) Agreement to establish cooperation between Indian Maritime University (IMU) and Higher Institute of Maritime Studies (ISEM) of Morocco;

(iii) Framework Agreement for Cooperation in Training between the National Ports Agency (NPA) of Morocco and the Indian Maritime University (IMU); and

(iv) Cooperation Framework Agreement between the Institute of Training in Engines and Road Maintenance of Morocco (IFEER) and Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE).

Speaking on the occasion Shri Gadkari said that he looked forward to utilizing the immense scope for cooperation between the two countries in the road transport, water resources and marine sectors.