On July 22, 2019, the National Food Safety Office (ONSSA) welcomed a Dutch delegation composed of the NPPO focal point (National PlantProtection Organization) to NVWA (Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority), representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Morocco. The visit provided an opportunity to discuss various ongoing issues between the two countries in the phytosanitary field; moreover, and as part of the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed in April 2018 in Meknes, between ONSSA and NVWA, the two parties discussed the terms of implementation of the cooperation action plan put in place. in place.
The program of the Dutch delegation also included a visit to the Regional Laboratory for Analysis and Research in Tangier where the Regional Directorate (DR) of ONSSA presented the missions of the DR, the analytical offer of the laboratory and the procedures. inspection, in particular at the port of Tanger-Med.