Vientiane, Lao PDR, 29th Jun 2017
29 June 2017, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR – Today, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kingdom of Morocco. As part of South – South cooperation, Morocco is the first Arabic and African partner of the MRC.
The partnership translates the vision of the King of Morocco towards diversifying the cooperation at all levels to achieve a sustainable, active and solidarity-based development.
This partnership will foster exchanges and cooperation in water resource development and management through sharing of available technical expertise and lessons learned by both parties. Some of the common interests of both parties range from energy to agriculture and food security to water quality.
Driven by a shared interest in sustainable water resources development and management, the collaboration aims to ultimately promote and enhance public safety and community welfare by fostering research; promote, encourage, and advance safer, more economical, efficient, and environmentally-sound system for water resource development and management.
The MOU was signed in Vientiane, Lao PDR by Mr. Pham Tuan Phan, Chief Executive Officer of the Mekong River Commission and His Excellency Mr. Abdelilah El Housni, Ambassador of his Majesty the King of Morocco to Thailand. The MOU was agreed to by the MRC Joint Committee in April 2017.
The Government of Morocco will invite the MRC to Morocco for an experience sharing visit and discussion with relevant agencies for the preparation of a concrete set of joint activities in the future to implement the MOU.
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