London and Rabat to announce major energy projects soon

By Mohd Chakir Alaoui and Brahim Mousaid 02/24/2022 at 9:00 PM.

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Britain’s Ambassador to Morocco Simon Martin, Boris Johnson’s special envoy for trade in Morocco, speaks at a reception held at the embassy, ​​during the Flap, February 23, 2022.

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Energy projects between Morocco and the United Kingdom could be announced soon, said Simon Martin, the British Ambassador to Morocco, on the sidelines of the visit of Dr Andrew Murison, the British Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Trade in Morocco, to Rabat.

“I look forward to being able to announce the conclusion of major cooperation projects between the private sectors of the two countries in the energy sector in the near future”, declared the British ambassador to the press yesterday, Wednesday 23 February 2022. The occasion of a reception held at the British Embassy in Rabat.

Details of the project were not specified during this meeting, which comes more than three months after COP26 on Climate, which took place in Glasgow. The Ambassador also congratulated Morocco for its efforts in the field of renewable energy and energy transition.

The British diplomat did not exclude the development of bilateral partnerships, especially in terms of investment, knowing that the United Kingdom is looking for opportunities after leaving the European Union, the British diplomat explained.

For his part, Dr Andrew Murison clarified that the purpose of his visit was to deepen dialogue with government officials, including, among other things, the objectives set out in the association agreements signed in 2019 with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African to obtain. Cooperation and Moroccan living abroad, Nasser Bourita.

“Obviously, what interests us is the new growth model of Morocco and the greening of our two economies,” said Boris Johnson’s special envoy for trade in Morocco.

By Mohammad Chakir Alaoui and Brahim Mousaid

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