Pursuant to the high Royal Moroccan instructions, Abdeltif Loudyi, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of national defense administration, received in Rabat, Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein, along with an important delegation of high-ranking Officers from the Malaysian Defense Ministry and Armed Forces Staff, Agence Marocaine de Presse (MAP) reported.
During the meeting, attended by officials from the national defense administration and the FAR General Staff, the two Ministers agreed on the existence of promising prospects for bilateral cooperation that could be turned into a win-win partnership mainly regarding training, sea security and defense industry, said a statement by the National Defense Administration.
The two Ministers voiced their will to implement, as soon as possible, the military and technical draft cooperation agreement which is nearing its finalization, it said.
The two parties commended bilateral cooperation in the field of cybersecurity which posted good results following the 2015 memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation bases and expertise sharing between the directorate general of information systems security and Cybersecurity Malaysia.
The two officials also highlighted the ties of friendship and brotherhood between Morocco and Malaysia, voicing their hope to further strengthen them, it added.