PM Discusses Preparations for Egypt’s Economic Summit

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a meeting on Monday 2992014 with the Cabinet’s economic committee to discuss preparations for holding Egypt’s economic summit slated for February in Sharm el-Sheikh.

The meeting was attended by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) governor and ministers of Trade and Industry, Planning, Petroleum, Finance, Supply and Internal Trade and International Cooperation.

The planned conference is scheduled to spotlight on the government’s current and future political, economic and social vision.

A huge number of projects will be announced for local and international investors during the conference.

The prime minister stressed that there are important factors, which will contribute to the success of the conference namely finalizing the legislative reforms and solving the investors’ problems.

For her part, Minister of International Cooperation Naglaa el-Ahwani said that a series of meetings were held to discuss and review the private sector’s projects and government’s investment projects, in addition to the projects that would be carried out under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) system.

She added that those projects would be ready by the end of October to be presented to investors during February summit.


Source : Egypt State Information Service