Egypt seeks to enhance economic ties with Japan – Sisi
Tuesday، 12 March 2019 - 12:58 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi stressed that Egypt looks forward to promoting economic and commercial relations with Japan via the promising investment opportunities of the Egyptian market in various sectors. During his meeting with the Chairman of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Hiroyuki Ishige, Sisi reiterated that Egypt is keen on direct interaction with Japanese businessmen to review its capabilities which lure foreign investments including the Egyptian trained labor and the free trade agreements inked with Arab, African and European countries. He further highlighted the economic reform measures adopted by the government in order to encourage investments and remove obstacles facing the private sector, said Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady.
The get-together, held between President Sisi and a high-level delegation of Japanese investors, took up the future prospects of Egypt's economy and the comprehensive economic reform program being implemented by the cabinet.
The delegation, which comprises members of the Egypt-Japan Business Council, hailed the ambitious development plans adopted by the State and the political leadership which works on making Egypt restore its pivotal regional status, the spokesman reiterated.