Spirtzis’ visit in Egypt focused on the strengthening of Greek-Egyptian cooperation
The further development of the cooperation between Greece and Egypt on important issues, such as the transport, the interconnection of ports and the electricity were discussed in the meetings of the Greek delegation, headed by Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Minister Christos Spirtzis, with the Prime Minister of Egypt Sherif Ismail.
The aim of the visit was to explore possibilities for developing bilateral economic relations in view of the forthcoming visit of the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Athens.
The Greek delegation also met with Transport Minister Saad El-Geyoushi, Investment Minister Ashraf Salman, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker, Deputy Oil Minister (responsible for natural gas matters) Sherif Sousaton, Industry and Commerce Minister Tarek Kabil and Minister of International Cooperation Sahar Nasr.
The Greek delegation also traveled to Ismailia, where it met with Mohamed Sakr, officer of the Authority of the Suez Canal. The aim of the meeting was to evaluate the framework for cooperation and the establishment of joint working groups on issues such as combined transport, cooperation of ports, electricity and others.
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