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Venezuela and Sahrawi Republic Sign educational training agreement

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Venezuela and Sahrawi Republic Sign educational training agreement

Caracas (Venezuela), April 30, 2024 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have signed an agreement for international cooperation in training and advancing technical and professional education.

The agreement was signed during a meeting between the President of the National Institute of Socialist Training and Education (INCES), Wuikelman Paredes, and Ambassador Mohamed Salem, representing the Ministry of Education for Vocational Training of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, in the presence of the Deputy Minister for Africa, Yuri Pimentel.

In his remarks during the signing ceremony, the Ambassador of the SADR in Caracas, Mohamed Salem, expressed gratitude for this gesture of cooperation and highlighted the importance of the agreement, reiterating that "Venezuela is an important ally for the Sahrawi Republic, with whom we share a common history of struggle and resistance."

On his part, Deputy Minister Yuri Pimentel stated that "this agreement is part of the immeasurable support that the government and the people of Venezuela have for our brothers in the Sahrawi Republic, as affirmed by Commander Hugo Chávez."

The President of INCES, Wuikelman Paredes, stated that "this cooperation program is part of INCES's internationalization agenda, and this initial collaboration with our Sahrawi brothers is an important step in terms of training."

The agreement, which includes a program to promote cooperation in education between both countries and allows young Sahrawi professionals to receive training for the progress of their country, will last for two years, from 2024 to 2026. Its main objective will be technical and professional training through virtual and in-person fields, which is a key element for sustainable economic and productive development that will help improve the quality of life of the Sahrawi people. (SPS)