Sisi Meets Comesa Delegation

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held on Sunday 9112014 an expanded meeting with a delegation of the COMESA grouping under Dr. Amani Asfour, the head of the business council of COMESA.

Present at the meeting were Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhri Abdel Nour and Minister of Investment Ashraf Salman.

Sisi stressed the importance of COMESA as the largest economic gathering in Africa, Presidential Spokesman Alaa Yousef said.

Egypt seeks to boost trade and investments among COMESA member states, Sisi said.

Sisi said that COMESA market is a huge and promising market, calling for paying more attention to development efforts.

Commenting on the controversial issue of the Ethiopian renaissance dam, Sisi said that Egypt is aware of “development aspiration of Ethiopia, but in light of maintaining the rights of Egypt to the Nile Water.”

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service