The agreement is part of Morocco’s South-South cooperation for the benefit of Africa.
Rabat – Morocco inked a framework agreement with Djibouti to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, mining, and geology on Monday, December 16, in Rabat.
The Moroccan Minister of Energy, Mining and Environment Aziz Rabbah signed the agreement with the Minister of Energy in charge of Natural Resources of the Republic of Djibouti, Yonis Ali Guedi.
The agreement involves exchanging and discussing means to develop bilateral cooperation, in particular between stakeholders and investors of the two countries in the energy and mining sectors.
The framework agreement is part of Morocco’s development of south-south cooperation for the benefit of Africa, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI.
The south-south cooperation is aimed at supporting the sustainable development of African countries, mainly through the sharing of expertise and the strengthening of win-win partnerships, according to the Ministry of Energy, Mining and the Environment.
Ali Guedi, who is on a four-day visit to Morocco from December 15 to 18, stressed that his country seeks to strengthen cooperation with Morocco while benefiting from its expertise in energy and mining to develop renewable energy in Djibouti.
Meanwhile, Rabbah announced that the two countries share broad prospects for cooperation in the fields of renewable energy, electricity, geology, mining, technical cooperation, and human resources training.