Thus, they expressed great interest in this region and a desire to contribute to the local economic dynamics through various investment opportunities.
The visit, which follows the Moroccan-Spanish Investment Forum held in Dakhla on Tuesday, initiated by the Dakhla Oued Eddahab Regional Council in partnership with the Ministry of Industry and Trade, allowed economic actors and Spanish business leaders to discuss investment and business opportunities in various manufacturing sectors region, such as agri-food, industry, logistics, fisheries and renewable energy.
In a statement to M24, MAP’s permanent news channel, David Madi Cendros, executive president of drinking water company Aigües de Catalunya, said he was pleased with the “positive” visit. in situ efforts undertaken through a number of infrastructure projects implemented in various areas.
For her part, the coordinator of the public-private project of agricultural technologies in the region of Murcia, Elena Garcia Cartagena, noted that this visit allowed the members of the Spanish delegation to see for themselves the investment opportunities offered by the region.
In this regard, Ms. Garcia Cartagena expressed her desire to establish cooperation between Morocco and Spain and share the experience gained over the years, stating that she is convinced that Dakhla should experience more developments and changes.
She also highlighted the huge potential of the region, especially in tourism and agriculture, emphasizing the need to adopt a number of concepts in order to achieve sustainable agricultural development.
For his part, the regional director of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Bouchaib Kiri, noted that members of the Spanish delegation noted that all conditions conducive to investment in the region were provided to those who wish to invest there, whether Moroccan or foreign.
Mr. Kiri noted that the region is living at the pace of total transformation in terms of infrastructure and large-scale investment due to the new development model of the southern provinces.
This visit allowed the delegation members to learn about the progress made in the region and discover new infrastructure projects, in particular the port of Dakhla Atlantic and industrial enterprises for the processing of fish products.
During this Moroccan-Spanish Investment Forum, industry panels were organized with public and private sector professionals from both shores of the Mediterranean Sea, highlighting the region’s growth levers, the territory’s attractiveness in terms of investment and sustainable growth.
These panels concern, inter alia, trade and industry, tourism and crafts, the Atlantic port and logistics, agriculture, fisheries and renewable energy.
This event was also accompanied by B2B sessions, which allowed Spanish economic operators wishing to invest in the region to get acquainted with various investment opportunities in several sectors of high value-added activity.