Military Production Minister, Russian Deputy Minister of Industry probe boosting joint cooperation

Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Saeed el Assaar held talks on Tuesday 12/11/2019 with Russian Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Oleg Ryazantsev and his accompanying delegation on means of enhancing cooperation between the two sides.

The meeting comes in the wake of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s participation in the Russia-Africa Summit, which was held in the Russian city of Sochi last month and witnessed full coordination and cooperation between the Egyptian and Russian leaders, a statement released by the Military Production Minister said.

The meeting, held at the ministry’s premises, underlined profound and strong bilateral relations which date back to more than 70 years.

The meeting also reflected the ministry’s keenness on promoting cooperation with the Russian companies in the various fields using the available updated potentials, in terms of military and civilian industries, in joint manufacturing, the statement added.

The Russian official stressed his country’s keenness on boosting economic cooperation with Egypt which is considered as Russia’s key trade partner in the Middle East and Africa, the statement said.

Source: State Information Service Egypt