Rabat, May 27, 2013 (MAP)
Morocco and France signed on Monday in Rabat an agreement protocol to consolidate Moroccan authorities’ competence in information systems security.
The document, signed by minister-delegate for the national defense administration Abdeltif Loudyi, and French secretary general of defense and national security, Francis Delon, is part of the consolidation of the deep friendship binding Morocco and France, a release of the Moroccan national defense administration said.
It provides for developing, on the long term, cooperation in cyber-security and upgrading the Moroccan authorities’ competence in information systems security, through exchange of experience, information, and expertise.
It will also contribute to developing the capacities of the State information systems security general directorate, of the national defense administration.
The Moroccan and French officials expressed satisfaction at the French-Moroccan vibrant cooperation and the depth of bilateral ties based on mutual respect, long-standing friendship and reciprocal confidence, the statement says.