President Sisi to attend UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020


Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 03:34 GMT

FILE - President Abdel Fatah El Sisi

FILE - President Abdel Fatah El Sisi

CAIRO - 18 January 2020: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will take part in the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 to be held on Monday.

The opening session will consist of speeches by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and African leaders. It will be followed by others on sustainable funding, infrastructure, trade and investment in light of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), renewable energy, and growth opportunities.

The summit will be attended by the UK prime minister, African heads of states, chiefs of international organizations, and businesspeople. On the sidelines, an exhibition will be held for British and African companies working in the sectors of robotics, artificial satellites, new and renewable energy, and sustainable construction materials.

Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs Badr Abdel Aati had talks Friday with a high-level British delegation, under the UK chief negotiator for the Middle East and North Africa, on reaching a new partnership deal between the two countries.

The meeting falls within the third round of negotiations between Egypt and UK to reach a new partnership agreement after the UK's exit from the European Union (EU).

The third round of negotiations brought together all ministries and parties concerned from Egypt and Britain.

The two sides' talks focused on all files related to the new draft agreement to ensure that the Egyptian goods and products continue to enter the British market.



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