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,
according to an official statement.
(i) MoU on cooperation in the field of Water
(ii) Agreement to establish cooperation between Indian
Maritime University (IMU) and Higher Institute of Maritime Studies (ISEM) of
(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.