HM the King, Gabonese president chair signing ceremony of 24 bilateral agreements
His Majesty King Mohammed VI and Gabonese President, Ali Bongo Ondimba, chaired, Friday in Libreville, the signing ceremony of 24 agreements.
These agreements, which cover various sectors such as agriculture, health, housing, vocational training, finance and banking, new technologies, transport and tourism, aim at strengthening the legal framework for cooperation between the two countries.
These agreements reflect the concern of the leaders of the two countries to give a strong impetus to cooperation relations between the two countries, in the private and public sectors. They also fall in line with the royal policy to strengthen south-south cooperation.
Here is the list of these agreements:
An agreement in the field of agriculture, signed by Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Aziz Akhannouch, and Gabonese Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Security, Luc Oyoubi.
An Agreement between the Agricultural Development Agency (ADA) and the National Office of Rural Development (ONDER), signed by Aziz Akhannouch and Luke Oyoubi.
An agreement between the National Office of Food Safety products (ONSSA), and Gabon's food safety agency (AGASA), signed by Aziz Akhannouch and Luke Oyoubi.
A cooperation agreement on merchant marine, signed by Minister of Infrastructure, Transport, and Logistics Aziz Rebbah, and Gabonese Minister of Transport, Paulette Mengue Me Owono.
A draft Memorandum of Understanding on maritime transport, signed by the Minister of Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics, and the Gabonese Minister of Transport.
A 2014-2016 tourism agreement, signed by Minister of Tourism, Lahcen Haddad, and Gabonese Minister of Mines, Industry, and Tourism, Régis Immongault.
A partnership agreement between the Moroccan National Tourism Office (ONMT), and the National Agency for the promotion of tourism and hospitality in Gabon, signed by Lahcen Haddad and CEO of ONMT Abderrafie Zouiten, and the Gabonese Minister of Mines, Industry, and Tourism.
A draft protocol on Industrial Cooperation, signed by Minister of Industry, Trade, Investment and Digital Economy, Moulay Hafid Elalamy, and the Gabonese Minister of Mines, Industry and Tourism.
A framework agreement on the implementation of a partnership program between MEDZ company, and the Gabonese Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Security, on the creation of new activities areas, mainly in the agri-business sector, signed by CEO of MEDZ, Omar El Yazghi, and Luc Oyoubi.
A Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in industrial infrastructure between MEDZ companies and the Ministry in charge of Industry of the Gabonese Republic, signed by Omar El Yazghi, and the Gabonese Minister of Mines, industry, and tourism.
A cooperation agreement between Gabon's Ministry of Labor, Employment and Vocational Training and Morocco's Office of Vocational Training and Labour Promotion (OFPPT ), signed by Director General of OFPPT Larbi Bencheikh and Gabonese Minister of Labour , Employment and vocational Training Simon Ntoutoume Arises.
A partnership agreement between group of "Banque Centrale Populaire" (BCP) of Morocco and the Ministry of Economy, Employment and Sustainable Development of Gabon, signed by the CEO of the BCP Group Mohammed Benchaaboun and Gabonese Minister economy Christophe Akagha Mba.
A memorandum of Agreement between the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining (ONHYM) and the Equatorial Mining Company (SEM), on scientific and technical cooperation, signed by Director General of SEM Fabrice Nze-Békalé and General Director of ONHYM Amina Benkhadra.
A cooperation agreement project between the "Caisse de dépôt et de gestion" (CDG ) of Morocco and the "Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations" (CDC) of the Gabonese Republic, signed by the Director General of the CDG , Anas Houir Alami and Director General of the CDC Alain Ditona Moussavou.
A partnership agreement between the Gabonese Republic and Attijariwafa Bank Group (Plan Gabon Emergent ), signed by the CEO of the Attijariwafa Bank group Mohammed El Kettani and Gabon's Ministers of Economy Christophe Akagha Mba and of mining, industry and tourism Régis Immongault.
An agreement on the construction of a real estate program on the site of Avorbam in Libreville, signed by Moroccan Mohammed El Kettani and Mohamed Bouzoubaa (Travaux Généraux de Construction de Casablanca/TGCC) and Gabonese Director General of the National Corporation for the state social housing construction (SNGCLS) Paul Mapessi.
A partnership agreement between the Gabonese Republic and the Attijariwafa Bank Group on market activities and debt consultancy signed by the CEO of Attijariwafa Bank and the Gabonese Minister of Economy Christophe Akagha Mba.
A cooperation agreement between the General Confederation of Morocco's Enterprises (CGEM) and the Gabonese Confederation of Employers (CPG), signed by the President of the CGEM Miriem Bensalah Chaqroun and President of CPG Madleine Berre.
Palmeraie company contract for the construction of houses in the site of Nomba Owendo bridge, signed by President of Palmeraie Holding Company Hicham Berrada Sounni and CEO of SNGCLS Paul Mapessi.
A framework cooperation agreement between the Mohammedia Energy African Academy (ACAFI) and the Gabonese Refining Company (SOGARA), signed by Director General of ACAFI Mohamed Ghayate and CEO of SOGARA Pierre Reteno - N'Diaye.
A Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of a national center for hybrid mail for Gabon's post office, signed by CEO of GEMADEC Touhami Rabii and CEO of the Gabonese post office Alfred Mabika Mouyama.
An agreement on the allocation of a license to operate the network of 3rd and 4th generations (3G and 4G) in Gabon Telecom, signed by the CEO of Morocco Telecom Abdeslam Ahizoune and Gabonese Minister of the digital economy, communication and post office Ngoua Deme Pastor.
An agreement between the Universiapolis - International University of Agadir and Berthe and Jean Institute, signed by the founding president of the Universiapolis - International University of Agadir Aziz Bouslikhane and Arthur Lemani, member of the Supervisory Board of the Berthe and Jean Institute .
A tax, customs and social agreement between the Gabonese Republic and the company Ciments d’Afrique (CIMAF)-Gabon and the banking Consortium UGB and BGFI signed by Director General of CIMAF Anas Sefrioui, CEO of Gabonese bank Union and CEO of Attijariwafa Bank group and Gabonese Minister of Economy Christophe Akagha Mba and CEO BGFI Bank Henri Claude Oyima.