Portugal and Cabo Verde sign 11 cooperation agreements

18 December 2014

Portugal and Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) Wednesday in Lisbon signed 11 cooperation agreements for various fields within as part of the 3rd bilateral summit, where both countries said the sea was a strategic resource.

Among the agreements was a memorandum of understanding on maritime literacy, which aims to promote educational awareness of issues related to the sea.

Also in the area of the sea, the two governments signed an additional protocol to the treaty for joint supervision of maritime areas under the sovereignty or jurisdiction of Cabo Verde.

Memoranda of Understanding were also signed in the areas of higher and non-tertiary education and protocols in the fields of education, health, language and economy.

The next bilateral summit is scheduled to be held in 2016 in Cabo Verde. (macauhub/CV/ PT)