Qatar inks $170m Morocco projects
Rabat, August 26, 2014
Qatar has signed a grant agreement with Morocco for the financing of two development projects in the country worth $170 million, said a report.
The first project, for the development of pastures and organising movement in desert and semi-desert pastures in Sous-Massa Draa and Guelmim-Es Semara regions, aims to improve the pastoral environment of the region and to upgrade aspects of environment as well as living and educational conditions for the people of the region.
The second project, related to irrigation, is part of the national programme for the expansion of irrigation to improve living conditions for the people of the region and to promote and develop their organisational and occupational capacities.
The implementation of the two projects comes within a series of development projects undertaken by Morocco in order to lay the foundations for development, reported the Gulf Times.
Moroccan Minister of Economy and Finance Mohamed Bou Said and Morocco’s Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Aziz Akhannouch signed the agreement with Qatari Minister of Finance Ali Sherif al-Emadi, who is on a visit to the country.