Towards setting up of Maghreban ministerial council on water resources
Maghreb, Economics, 11/13/2001
The Maghreban ministerial commission in charge of infrastructures called for the setting up of a Maghreban Ministerial Council on Water and irrigation.
The commission, which launched the call at the end of its 11th session held here November 11-12, insisted on the need to convene the meeting of the group of action on water and irrigation in March 2002 in Algiers and to reactivate the role of this group through the drafting of a clear strategy, enabling it to fulfil its mission.
The commission that pondered on several other issues related to infrastructure, including roads, housing, transport and telecommunication called on the member countries of the Arab Maghreb Union (UMA) to enhance cooperation and exchange of expertise, to update existing accords and to conclude new accords in other sectors such as merchant navy.
UMA was set up in Marrakesh in 1989 and musters Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.
Minister of economic forecasts and planning, Abdelhamid Aouad, who led the Moroccan delegation to the Tripoli meeting, held talks with Libyan assistanbt secretary in charge of services, Ammar Allatif, on Moroccan-Libyan cooperation, especially in matters of planning and statistics.
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