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Morocco-South Korea: Signing of six partnership agreements

Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani and South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon presided on Thursday in Rabat, the signing ceremony of six agreements including the areas of higher education, energy renewables, automobiles, networks and investment promotion.

These agreements, which follow the work and friendship of the Korean leader in Morocco at the head of a large delegation, concern a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of higher education. by the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, Said Amzazi, and South Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Cho Hyun.

It is also an agreement in the form of an exchange of letters concerning the project of establishment of the research and development platform dedicated to green buildings and smart grids “Green and Smart Building Park”, initialed by the secretary Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mounia Boucetta, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Rabat, Seong Deok Yun.

In addition, a memorandum of understanding relating to the follow-up of the “project to set up the training institute for trades in the automobile industry in Casablanca” was signed by the Secretary of State for Vocational Training, Mr. Mohamed Rherras, and the president of Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Mikyung Lee.

On the other hand, a memorandum of understanding between the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (MASEN) and KOICA on the follow-up of the project “setting up R & D capacities on smart multi-micro-networks”, has was signed by MASEN’s Chairman of the Board, Mustapha Bakkoury, and the President of KOICA.

In addition, there is mention of a memorandum of understanding between the Moroccan Agency for Investment Development (AMDIE) and the Korea Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), signed by their respective managing directors, Hicham Boudraa and Pyung-oh Kwon, as well as a Memorandum of Understanding between the Solar Energy and New Energy Research Institute (IRESEN) and Korea Electronics Technolgy Institute (KETI).

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