Morocco Jerada O&M Project is invited to the online forum held by the embassy to celebrate the 100th birthday of the CPC
On July 16, 2021, the Chinese Embassy in Morocco held an online forum to celebrate the 100th birthday of CPC. Mr. Li Changlin, the Chinese ambassador to Morocco, Ms. Yang Peipei, the commercial counselor and more than 40 representatives from Chinese enterprises attended the forum. Mr. Chen Hengwei, the O&M project manager, and Mr. Li Qiusheng, the secretary of the 3rd Party branch, were invited to the forum.
At the meeting, Mr. Li introduced the overall situation of the Jerada project and the development of the project's Party building work. He mentioned that the Morocco Jerada 1×350MW Supercritical Coal-fired Unit Project is the first large-scale coal-fired power generation EPCO project in Africa signed by the leaders of the two countries after the establishment of a strategic partnership in May 2016. The project is the first chapter of the cooperation between China and Morocco in the field of electric power construction. It has truly realized Chinese engineering, Chinese manufacturing, Chinese construction, and Chinese operation and maintenance. As the main power station of the Moroccan National Grid, this project has provided an inexhaustible power supply for the local area since it was put into operation. It is of great significance to the stable operation of the country's power grid and has also contributed to the local social and economic growth. Especially under the background of the COVID-19 epidemic raging around the world in 2020, the project’s operation and maintenance team has overcome all difficulties, made overall plans, and achieved no mistakes in epidemic prevention and production, and achieved zero infections, zero safety accidents, and zero non-stop achievements throughout the year. The outstanding achievements have established a good image of Chinese-funded enterprises in Morocco. At the same time, the Party branch, under the correct leadership of the embassy in Morocco and the company’s party committee, gave full play to the role of grassroots Party organizations as a battle fortress and Party members’ vanguard role, and organized and carried out Party members’ responsibility areas and project teams to teach Party classes, and a series of Party building activities to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Party, effectively promoted the in-depth integration of grassroots Party building and on-site production, enhanced the cohesion and centripetal force of the O&M team, and improved the development of project production and operation.
Ambassador Li highly appreciated the outstanding achievements of SEPCOIII in the Moroccan market. He expressed to all participating Chinese companies that since King Mohammed VI of Morocco visited China in 2016, the development of China-Morocco relations has entered the fast track. Chinese companies in Morocco should create more opportunities and highlights for bilateral cooperation, integrate into the local society, fulfill social responsibilities, and make greater contributions to the benefit of the Chinese and Moroccan people.
Through the forum, the exchanges and interactions between the project, the embassy and various Chinese-funded enterprises have been further strengthened, which is conducive to creating good conditions for the company to steadily expand the Moroccan market and do a good job in the O&M project. Next, the project will overcome difficulties and forge ahead, go all out to do on-site O&M jobs to ensure the safe and stable operation of the unit, and make new contributions to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the CPC.