Mozambique and Portugal sign memoranda to boost bilateral cooperation

2 September 2010

Maputo, Mozambique, 2 Sept – Mozambique and Portugal on Tuesday in Maputo signed three memoranda of understanding aimed at boosting bilateral cooperation, the Mozambican press reported.

The documents were signed at the facilities of the Maputo International Fair. The first document is intended for the installation of food logistics platforms in the provinces of Maputo, Sofala and Nampula.

The second is aimed at promoting technical cooperation between the Mozambican National Trade Directorate and the Portuguese Competition Authority and the third and final memorandum is to promote the technical cooperation framework between the Mozambican National Economic Activities Inspectorate and the Portuguese Food Safety Authority.

The Mozambican Minister for Industry and Trade, António Fernando said that the memoranda set up conditions for the country to use tools to better control its volume of production, preventing losses, as well as promoting fair competition in the production process. (macauhub)