(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Morocco signed,on Thursdayin Rabat, several agreements with African and Arab countries aimed at sharing expertise in the field of housing and town planning.
The agreements, signed by Minister of Housing Mohammed Nabil Benabdallah and his Arab and African counterparts, on the sidelines of the first African Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development, aim to develop a win-win strategic partnership. These are the agreements:
A memorandum of understanding signed by Morocco and Cameroon aimed at spurring cooperation between the two countries to develop a mutually beneficial partnership for the promotion of a sustainable urban development.
A draft agreement signed by Morocco and Burkina Faso, to promote exchanges in the technical, scientific, legal and operational fields between stakeholders in both countries. A draft cooperation agreement signed by Morocco and Mali, specifying areas of bilateral cooperation in the field of housing and urban policy. An agreement signed by Morocco and Madagascar aimed at supporting the promotion of urban development, through the promotion of social housing. A memorandum of understanding signed by Morocco and Somalia, aimed at strengthening good governance initiatives, developing research in the field of social housing and sharing experiences. A Memorandum of Understanding signed by Morocco and Palestine to lay the bases for bilateral cooperation in the field of housing and sharing know-how and expertise. A Memorandum of Understanding signed by Morocco and Jordan on sharing expertise in the field of housing and urban policy, mainly in terms of funding, eradicating slums, and real estate investment. With MAP