Increasing Investments and Cooperation framework till 2020 Tackled with Ambassador Surkos

October 2017

Within the framework of the Single Support Framework (SSF), the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr met with Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt Ambassador Ivan Surkos to discuss cooperation priorities with the EU. The Minister welcomed Ambassador Surkos, emphasizing the significance of relations between Egypt and the EU, being one of the former's key development partners. The Minister indicated that the government's economic and social program aimed to boost the economy and improve standards of living, especially for the mo

Egypt Made Significant Progress in the Implementation of its Economic Reform Plan, Dr. Nasr before the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington

October 2017

During her visit to New York, the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr took part at a session on "The Egyptian Economy: Reform and Growth" organized by the US Chamber of Commerce in coordination with the US- Egypt Business Council (USEBC) and the Financial Group Hermes, with participation from Senior Region Vice-President of Apache Mr. James House. The session was also attended by President of the US Chamber of Commerce in Cairo Eng. Tarek Tawfik, Chairman of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) Dr. Mohammed Omran, Chairman of the Egyptian

Seeking to Accelerate Signing Procedures of the WB's Third Tranche worth USD 1 Billion

October 2017

On the sidelines of chairing Egypt's delegation at the WB's Annual Meetings currently held in Washington, the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr met with CEO of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva. The meeting was attended by the WB's Vice-President for the Middle East and North Africa Dr. Hafez Ghanem, Egypt's Director at the WB Dr. Mirza Hassan, Egypt's Executive Director at the WB Ambassador Ragi El-Etrebi, the WB's Country Director for Egypt Mr. Asad Alam, an

Expedited Access to Funds worth USD 150 Million in Support of the Economic and Social Reform Program Discussed with DFID Secretary

October 2017

On the sidelines of chaining Egypt's delegation at the WB's Annual Meetings currently held in Washington, the Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr met with the Permanent Secretary of the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Mr. Nick Dyer, in presence of Egypt's Executive Director at the WB Ambassador Ragi El Etreby, the Minister's Senior Advisor for Economic Affairs Dr. Shehab Marzeban, and the Minister's advisor for Economic Affairs Ms. Nehal Helmy. The Minister emphasized that the Egyptian government exerted extensive efforts to restructur