Jerusalem: Israel and Morocco signed an agreement to increase cooperation on energy research.
According to foreign media have quoted a statement from Israel’s Bar Ilan University as saying that energy research scientists from Israeli and Moroccan universities have signed an agreement to increase multidisciplinary cooperation on energy issues.
The agreement was signed at the university in the presence of Israel’s Minister of Education Yeft Shashabitan, the head of Morocco’s Liaison Office in Israel, Abdel Rahim Al-Bayoud, and other senior officials and scientists.
The Moroccan leader said in this regard that the above-mentioned agreement will pave a new way of extensive cooperation. According to the statement, the cooperation also includes the establishment of a research program in which 33 Israeli and 20 Moroccan research groups are partners.
The planned joint research includes the development of rechargeable batteries, recycling, solar energy, the hydrogen economy and tackling the challenge of storing and transporting energy in Morocco’s neighboring countries such as Spain, the statement said.
Israel and Morocco signed an agreement to normalize relations on December 22, 2020.