(Ecofin Agency) - Morocco and Senegal have agreed to cooperate in the ICT and digital economy sectors. An agreement was signed to this effect on Monday, April 5 between the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and Aissata Tall Sall, the Senegalese Foreign Minister. This was on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Consulate General of Senegal in the city of Dakhla.
Through this cooperation agreement "both parties agree to develop, strengthen and deepen a mutually beneficial cooperation in the focus area, through the exchange of information, skills, and expertise especially concerning national strategies and regulation of ICT. The development of the IT industry and educational digital content, the field of digital university and distance learning, and the transfer of technology and best practices in e-government, among others are also included," said Nasser Bourita.
By mutually working on the improvement of their e-government system, the digital skills of their youth, their legal framework of ICT and digital, Morocco and Senegal are well-positioned to take part in the fourth industrial revolution whose advent was accelerated by the pandemic of coronavirus.