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Cabinet approves MoU with Morocco on water resources

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Union Cabinet today approved signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between and Morocco for cooperation in the field of water resources, a statement said.

The MoU aims to enhance cooperation in the field of water resources development and management within the framework of their expertise and their respective legislations, it said.

The domain of bilateral cooperation under this MoU includes conception, realisation and maintenance of the hydraulic infrastructure, big dams and water transfer projects, flood and drought management and sustainable development and management of ground water resources including recharge augmentation.

It also includes visits and missions of experts, exchange of information on programmes, publications, expertise and of research in the field of water resources.

"The MoU also provides for setting up of a joint working group consisting of equal members from both sides to monitor the activities to be carried out in fulfilment of the MoU," the statement said.

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First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 22:07 IST