Morocco, Japan For Reinforcing Fisheries Cooperation
State Secretary for Fisheries Mbarka Bouaida met, on Wednesday in Rabat, with chairman of the Japan-Morocco Parliamentary Friendship Association Hirofumi Nakasone, who is on a visit to the Kingdom, to discuss means to reinforce cooperation in the fisheries field.
This visit is very crucial for Morocco regarding the historical and friendly relations between the two countries, and mainly concerning cooperation in the fisheries field, Bouaida underlined in a statement to MAP following this meeting.
Bouaida recalled that Japan is one of Morocco's top partners in the said field, stressing that this partnership, notably at the technical level, contributes to fisheries research and the sector's reorganization and management.
The Moroccan official underlined that Japan contributes greatly, through its expertise, to the Halieutis Strategic Plan which was adopted recently by Morocco.
Nakasone said that this meeting was meant to examine means and ways of reinforcing bilateral cooperation in the fisheries field, notably in relation to tuna importation.
MAP 31 August 2017