Aim for strengthening cooperation in tourism sector
To strengthen cooperation in the field of tourism, India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has signed an MoU with Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT), an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Kingdom of Morocco.
As India and Morocco share strong historical, economic and political ties, the signing of this MoU will further strengthen and develop this well-established relationship.
With the signing of the MoU, both the organisations will be able to share engineering and tourism products development expertise; new trends and technology in tourism products and innovative tourism product development; marketing/ feasibility studies related to the needs and expectations of investors and tourists; Expertise in structuring projects in the infrastructure space apart from sharing of data base of potential Indian and Moroccan investors in the tourism sector. The organisations will also collaborate to promote tourism investment opportunities through participation in tourism investment events, economic missions and co-organization of promotional investment events which are of mutual benefit.
The MoU was signed in the presence of Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism KJ Alphons and Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Handicraft and Social Economy, Government of the Kingdom of Morocco Mohammed Sajid by ITDC C&MD Ravneet Kaur and SMIT chairman and CEO Imad Barrakad at The Ashok. Other senior officials from the Ministry of Tourism and both the organisations were also present during the signing.