Morocco agrees to provide India with 1.7 million metric tons of phosphates

Morocco has agreed to deliver 1.7 million metric tons of phosphate fertilizers to New Delhi over the following 12 months.

According to a press release from the OCP group on Sunday, “the signing of these memorandums is a commitment for a strategic partnership aimed at strengthening food security and working for innovative and sustainable agriculture.”

In the presence of Mansukh Mandavia, the Indian Minister of Health, Chemical Products and Fertilizers, and Rajesh Vaishnau, the Indian Ambassador to Morocco, the agreements were signed on Saturday by representatives of the Moroccan group, led by Mostafa Terrab, chairman and chief executive officer of the Moroccan state-owned phosphate-mining company.

“New Chapter to Further Strengthen India-Morocco Ties in Fertlizers sector! Indian Fertilizer companies and OCP, Morocco inked MoUs to ensure seamless supply of P&K fertilizers. This will immensely benefit farming community in India & contribute towards ensuring food security,” said Mandavia on his twitter page.

The Moroccan officials, led by the Minister of Health and Social Protection, Khaled Ait Taleb, had a meeting with the Indian Minister. He also went to the OCP group’s Jorf Lasfar industrial complex.

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