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President El-Sisi Receives a High-level Russian Delegation

Sunday، 19 March 2023 - 07:52 PM

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received, 19-3-2023, a high-level delegation from the Russian Federation, which included Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Denis Manturov, Special Representative of the Russian President, Mr. Mikhail Bogdanov as well as the Russian Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, the Vice President of the Russian Central Bank and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation.


The meeting was also attended by Prime Minister, Dr. Moustafa Madbouly; Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al-Mashat; Minister of Finance, Dr. Mohamed Maait and Minister of Trade and Industry, Eng. Ahmed Samir.


Spokesman for the Presidency, Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, stated that during the meeting the two sides underscored mutual commitment to further strengthening bilateral relations in various fields. They also valued the close bilateral relations and historical friendship between the Egyptian and Russian peoples.


The meeting focused on Egyptian-Russian economic relations, which are supported by the general framework of the strategic partnership between the two countries. This framework provides various bilateral mechanisms for cooperation, including the Egyptian-Russian Joint Committee for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, which is currently holding its 14th session in Cairo, thus contributing to strengthening economic, investment and trade relations between Egypt and the Russian Federation.


The discussions also tackled developments of Russian investments and joint ventures in Egypt in an array of fields, particularly the construction of the nuclear power plant in El Dabaa, as well as the establishment of the Russian Industrial Zone in the Suez Canal Industrial Zone. The zone is set to pave the way for starting joint manufacturing projects, the localization of industry and export to a markets in different geographical regions. The meeting also focused on cooperation in the supply of grain and food, in light of the current global crisis.

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