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News date 06/10/2010
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Morocco - Casablanca, Rotterdam reinforce water management cooperation, 05 October 2010

Morocco - Casablanca, Rotterdam reinforce water management cooperation, 05 October 2010

The cities of Casablanca and Rotterdam, Netherlands, reinforced their bilateral cooperation in the field of water management with the signing, of an amendment to the agreement signed between the two cities in 2005. This partnership is very beneficial, given the large-scale projects launched in Casablanca notably in terms of drinking water, sewage disposal and the protection against floods according to the Mayor of Casablanca Mohamed Sajid. For his part, The Mayor of Rotterdam Mr. Ahmed Aboutaleb expressed satisfaction with the reinforcement of cooperation through this agreement which aims to improve the citizens' living conditions and prevent floods. The city of Rotterdam boasts a longstanding experience in water management, he added, voicing hope to see cooperation between the two cities bolstered at all levels. Representatives from nearly twenty of Dutch companies were involved in this specialized seminar, whose work will revolve around several themes including: ''the strategy of the Moroccan water sector'', ''management of water and sanitation,'' ''climate change'' and ''irrigation and agriculture.''


Posted by jauad at 06 Oct 2010 15:30:06