Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli at the Press Conference
CAIRO - 28 September 2022: The Egyptian Economic Conference will be held from October 23 to 25, the Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouli, announced Wednesday.
Madbouli explained, during the weekly meeting of the cabinet, that next week will witness the announcement of the detailed agenda of the conference, and the axes that were agreed upon.
A website for the conference will also be launched, to receive suggestions and opinions.
He addressed, during the meeting, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s inauguration, on Tuesday, of the two investment zones in Banha, Qalyubia Governorate, and Mit Ghamr, Dakahlia Governorate, which confirms the political leadership’s interest in continuing to achieve a qualitative leap in the investment fields, through the expansion of public and private free zones, in several governorates. Which contributed to the provision of direct employment opportunities.
The primer emphasized the importance of the economic conference to discuss the current economic conditions, and anticipate the future of the Egyptian economy, by getting to know the opinions of experts, specialists, experienced people and representatives of the business community.
He stressed the wide interest in various aspects related to arrangements for preparing for the convening of the COP27 climate summit, which will be hosted in Sharm El-Sheikh next November. He further pointed out that coordination is in full swing between the various parties involved in organizing the conference, in order to come up with this important international event in a way that reflects Egypt's ability to organize these international events at a high and impressive level.
Madbouli indicated that the government is closely following the repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis, and therefore always works to provide the basic needs of citizens,
The government, according to the prime minister, is also continuing its efforts to secure a safe reserve of basic and strategic commodities, to relieve the neediest groups, to enhance the food security file and to provide the necessary financial credits to achieve this goal in cooperation with the Central Bank.