Tifariti commune signs cooperation, twinning agreements with several African cities.
Marrakech - The Tifariti commune (southern province of Smara) signed, Sunday in Marrakech, cooperation and twining agreements with several African cities and communes, on the sidelines of the 5th Pan-African Local Government Summit (Africities), held December 16-20. AaAaAa In this regard, twining agreements were signed between the rural commune of Tifariti and the Tanzanian cities of Mwanza, Sumbawanga, Mbeya (south-western Tanzania), Tanga and Arusha (northern Tanzania). AaAaAa Tifariti also signed three other cooperation agreements with Tombouctou commune in Mali and NdiarE me and GuE[umlaut]diawaye communes in Senegal. AaAaAa On the same occasion, LaEoyoune communal council signed two memorandums of understanding (MoU) with the city of Pointe-Noire (Congo) and the Mauritanian city of Attar, aiming at establishing cooperation and partnership relations in areas to be agreed upon by common accord. AaAaAa A MoU was concluded between the urban commune of Lagouira and the Senegalese commune of Gueule-TapE[umlaut]e Fass Colobane, and another between the council of LaEoyoune-Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra region and the council of Ziguinchor's region (Senegal). AaAaAa Over 70 partnership and twining agreements were signed between Moroccan cities and communes and African ones, as part of this summit.Aa AaAaAa Held under the patronage of HM King Mohammed VI, the 5th Africities Summit sought to address a host of issues related to local governments and their role in tackling the current economic crisis. The 6th Africities will be held in 2012 in Dakar.AaAaAaAa
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|Date:||Dec 21, 2009|
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