Chinese Consul-General: Egypt's security, stability affect whole world
Tuesday، 29 May 2018 - 01:44 PM
Chinese Consul General in Alexandria Xu Nanshan termed the Egyptian-Chinese relations as "close and outstanding", adding that Egypt is a very important country and has a big influence in the Middle East and Africa and its security and stability affect the whole world.
In statements, the Chinese diplomat said China highly appreciates Egypt's role in the field of combating terrorism and its efforts to achieve security and stability.
He went on to say that relations between the two countries are at their peak in view of the friendship between the Egyptian and Chinese presidents. The Chinese diplomat extended greetings to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on winning a second presidential term in office.
He said he has been living in Alexandria for years, asserting the good and friendly relations between the two nations and peoples.
The Chinese diplomat also praised the economic reform program carried out by the Egyptian government, asserting that Egypt's climate has become more attractive to investments.
Chinese investors are keen on drawing on the available investment opportunities in Egypt as well as building new factories and ventures in the various Egyptian cities, he added.
The Chinese consulate in Alexandria holds several meetings with the aim of boosting trade exchange between the two countries, he noted, citing the recent Egyptian-Sino business forum hosted by Alexandria Trade Chamber.
The Chinese diplomat said he is working on activating the outcome of such meetings in cooperation with the concerned officials in the cities of Alexandria, Suez and Ismailia.
He said Egypt exports to China increased by 30 percent compared with the previous year's rates, expecting a big rise in the volume of Egyptian exports to China in the coming phase.