Egypt and Maldives inked Monday a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for joint cooperation in the field of environment and sustainable development, the Arab country has announced in a statement.
Under the deal, signed on the sideline of COP15 Biodiversity Conference which took place in Canada, the two countries will cooperate in the field of protecting the environment, achieving sustainable development and conserving medical resource.
The agreement also covers addressing the effects of climate change, achieving the goals of biodiversity and environmental monitoring.
The deal aims at to enhance cooperation between the two countries to reduce environmental pollution and protect nature, on the basis of equality and mutual benefit, through the exchange of experiences, information, skills, and technology.
The two sides will work on the implementation of joint projects and promoting cooperation between the two countries’ private sector, organizing workshops and exchange of visits between scientists, experts, delegations and trainees, taking into account the national legislation in the two countries and encouraging concerned organizations, institutions and municipalities.