Rabat – Japan has granted Morocco MAD 9.65 million for the equipment of the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco.
The donation is intended for the digitization of newspapers and microfilms archives and the restoration of the Library’s auditorium.
Exchange of notes regarding the donation was signed on Friday in Rabat by Minister of Culture Mohamed Amine Sbihi and Japanese Ambassador to Morocco, Tsuneo Kurokawa.
The donation is part of a Japanese program intended for supporting Morocco’s economic and social development through the Ministry of Culture.
Morocco and Japan celebrate this year the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.