FILE- Egypt's newly-appointed Trade Minister Amr Nassar - press photo
CAIRO - 15 February 2019: Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar discussed with Kazakh Ambassador to Egypt Arman Isagaliev means of boosting economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries in light of the development witnessed in bilateral relations over the past few years.
The talks touched on increasing Kazakh exports to Egypt and resuming the supply of wheat and other agricultural products, the Kazakh Embassy in Egypt said in a statement Friday.
The two sides also tackled the possibility of establishing grain silos in one of Egypt’s free economic zones, in line with the deals signed during President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s latest visit to Astana.
During the meeting, Isagaliev revealed that a delegation of Kazakh businessmen, led by the first deputy of trade and industry minister, will pay a visit to Egypt on March 4-7.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian minister underscored the importance of expanding cooperation with Kazakhstan, describing the Asian country as an “energy hub”.