FILE - Minister Rania al-Mashat
CAIRO - 23 January 2020: Economic cooperation between Egypt and Switzerland hit 86 million Swiss francs during 2017-2020, according to Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat.
Mashat added Thursday that Switzerland has contributed to the provision of grants to Egypt by around 700 million Swiss francs since the beginning of the development cooperation between both countries, which helped in implementing 200 projects.
This came during Mashat's meeting with Head of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation Manuel Sager, where they discussed mutual cooperation and coordination according to the United Nations' priorities.
She stressed that the strategy should fit with the priorities of the Egyptian Government and development sustainability.
For his part, Sager referred to Switzerland's support to Egypt to achieve sustainable development goals.