19 May 2019 09:35 AM

Preparatory meetings of Egypt-Russia ministerial committee kick off in Moscow

Monday، 21 May 2018 - 01:09 PM

Preparatory meetings of 11th session of the Egyptian-Russian ministerial committee kicked off in the Russian capital Moscow on Monday under Minister of Trade and Industry Tariq Qabil and his Russian counterpart Denis Valentinovich Manturo. 

The meetings aim at boosting cooperation in various fields topped by trade along with industrial and technical domains, said a statement issued by the Egyptian Commercial Service Office.

The statement pointed out that the participants will discuss a large number of files in the fields of trade, industry, energy, education, agriculture, communication and information technology, health, transport and tourism.

The committee will wrap up its meetings at the ministerial level on Wednesday, said the statement, adding that discussions will tackle the project of a Russian industrial zone in Egypt, means to overcome non-customs obstacles that obstruct trade movement between the two countries and efforts to document Egyptian medicines and fish export companies in Russia.

Today talks were attended by Egyptian Ambassador in Moscow Ihab Nasr as the Egyptian delegation toured Moscow Technopolis zone which is considered one of the most important industrial areas in Russia.

For his part, Egyptian trade commissioner in Russia Nasser Hamed said the Egyptian delegation's visit to Technopolis zone aimed at getting acquainted with Russia's industrial potentials as Technopolis will establish and run the Russian industrial zone in east Port Said.

The delegation's tour of the zone included visits to metal and technology factories and plants producing medicines, heavy machinery, vehicles, auto components and electric buses.


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