Energy transition: Strengthening Moroccan-French cooperation at Ms. Benali’s interview center in Paris

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Strengthening cooperation between Morocco and France in the field of energy transition was at the center of discussions between the Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development, Leila Benali, with several French ministers.

Ms. Benali thus met, Thursday, with the Minister of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, Christophe Béchu, the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, the Minister Delegate in charge of Foreign Trade, Attractiveness , of the Francophonie and French people abroad, Franck Riester, as well as with Roland Lescure, Minister Delegate in charge of Industry and Energy.

These talks were an opportunity to welcome the new dynamic in bilateral relations and the essential role of Morocco as a corridor between Africa and Europe.

They also provided an opportunity to discuss partnership opportunities, particularly in the areas of sustainable energy, green hydrogen, the circular economy, the sustainability of sporting and cultural events, and the integration of energy and carbon markets. Certification and standards issues, as well as critical minerals, were also discussed during these interviews.

Particular importance was given to research and innovation as well as the development of human capital.

The minister also hosted a meeting within the French Institute of International Relations (IFRI) organized in partnership with the “Paris Energy club” foundation on the theme of “energy transition in Morocco and integration regional”.

This meeting, which was attended by climate and energy experts, business leaders and diplomats, was an opportunity for Ms. Benali to highlight the Kingdom’s strategic orientations in terms of energy transition. and their perspectives in the context of the economic and geopolitical developments that the world is experiencing.

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