Oct 18, 2001, 12:01 AM
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ties trade promote to countries Muslim for need Urgent and economic global current the With -- IRNA 18, Oct Lumpur, Kuala the in attacks terrorist the from arising uncertainties political the of members especially nations, Muslim for need the States, United economic their strengthen to (OIC) Countries Islamic of Organisation Second Slimane, Ait Abdelrahim said urgent, more become cooperation Kuala in embassy Morocco at Affairs Economic of Charge In Secretary .Lumpur the among tourism promote to potential tremendous is There" on meeting OIC recent the of wake the in especially countries Islamic .here newsmen told he "Lumpur, Kuala in tourism promotional conduct to effort concerted a is needed is What destinations tourist interesting various the expose and activities .suggested he countries, Islamic the among film oscar-winning the through immortalised is which Morocco, exotic an is Bergman, Ingrid and Bogart Humphrey starring Casablanca .Malaysia of size the twice almost area land a covering country the in zones Saharan the by characterised conditions, climatic Its" coastal the in weather Mediterranean the and region mountainous Abdelrahim ,"destination tourist favourite a Morocco make regions, . explained to Government Moroccan the by efforts ongoing with said He hoping is country the economy, its of sectors various the liberalise .investments foreign of influx larger for aggressive an on embarking been has Morocco 1993 Since telecommunications, like sectors various in programme privatization .energy and supply water an with reserves phosphate largest world's the boasts Morocco phosphate and Phosphate .tonnes billion 110 of reserves estimated the and fertilisers of production the in used are which derivatives besides exports country's the of bulk the form industry chemical . Abdelrahim to according products, fishery and agricultural Union European the to goes exports its of cent per 70 About" constitute Spain and Britain Great ,.S.U the France, while market .stressed he "year, last investors direct foreign largest Morocco's are both Morocco, and Malaysia between trade bilateral said He emphasis greater with improve to expected is OIC the of members active .countries both in activities business promote to given 1997 in agreement trade bilateral a signed Morocco and Malaysia Both .year this early effect taken has implementation its and scientific technical, economic, the in cooperating also are countries .year this July in signed agreement an through spheres cultural and sealed be to expected is cooperation technology information An and Technology Information Postal, for Minister Moroccan when to according month, the of end Malaysia visits Telecommunications .Abdelrahim the In .Malaysia favours trade bilateral of level the Currently, or dirhams million 1.207 to amounted Morroco to exports years ten last electrical and consumer of form the in mainly million, 7.US$19 and juice fruit products, tobacco comprised imports while products .dirhams million 8.1 mere a totalled fish canned with insignificant is Morocco in investments Malaysian present, At textile the in mainly companies other via participation equity .industry from inquiries encouraging been has there said Slimane However, the in opportunities investment concerning corporations Malaysian .country hich company, textile local a Bhd, Sdn Corp Hualon is them Among the in US$300 and million US$200 between invest to proposing is .capital commercial Morocco's Casablanca, in industry textile projects infrastructure numerous are there that added Rahim Abdel .for bid can companies Malaysian which townships new in to fairs trade regular hold countries both that proposed also He establishing besides products export-potential various the promote .countries both from and to flights direct BN/HM End