Remarks made during meeting with Russian Trade Minister
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has called on Russia to execute the agreed upon projects as soon as possible, a senior government official has said.
Tarek Qabil, Egypt’s Trade Minister, said el-Sisi made the remarks while meeting with a visiting Russian delegation headed by Russia’s Trade Minister Denis Manturov.
Speaking during a press conference, Qabil said that the government is currently studying how to accelerate the execution progress of those projects.
During the meeting, the President also discussed various topics with the Russian delegation, including trade, industry and the aviation sector. Additionally, the two sides reviewed the yet-to-be established Russian industrial zone in Egypt, and the number of projects that are set to be executed inside it.
However, Qabil confirmed that Egypt and Russia have signed the first project that will be established in the industrial zone during the meeting, a report in Amwal Al Ghad said.