The Head of Government, Aziz Akhannouch, met on Monday in Rabat with the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Gerd Müller, who is on a working visit to Morocco.
This meeting, held in the presence of representatives of the United Nations agency, was an opportunity to discuss the dense and diversified cooperation previously initiated between Morocco and UNIDO, but also to deepen and give a new impetus to the strategic partnership concluded with a view to Morocco, to position itself as a technology transfer platform and to strengthen its capacities in the industrial field.
This meeting was also an opportunity to discuss and identify additional synergies between Morocco and UNIDO, in support of the government’s industrial roadmap and covering a number of strategic sectors, including agri-food, e-commerce , industry 4.0, circular economy, waste management, energy, industrial zones and South-South cooperation.
Speaking in a statement to the press after these talks, Mr. Müller indicated that Morocco is a long-standing partner, noting that since 1985, some 285 projects have been carried out in Morocco by UNIDO and international partners in collaboration with the Moroccan government.
He also said that two cooperation agreements in the field of energy will be signed between Morocco and the UN organization, welcoming in this regard the Kingdom’s efforts in terms of green energy and sustainable development.
The editorial staff /Le7tv