"Egypt Week" kicks off Monday
- 10 November 2020 / News / 163 / Emerging Africa
CAIRO – 9 November 2020: Egypt first virtual Week event kicked off Monday, Nov. 9. It will take place till Nov. 12.
The event is organized by the Egyptian British Business Association BEBA and the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce (EBCC) in cooperation with the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt in the United Kingdom and the British International Trade Administration (DIT) in Egypt.
The event will discuss the green economy file and ways Cooperation between Egypt and the United Kingdom in this regard and deepening trade, economic and investment relations between the two countries.
Continuing the efforts concerned with the consolidation of bilateral relations between Egypt and the United Kingdom and the activation of more agreements and cooperation opportunities between the two countries.
“This hypothetical event is considered an alternative to the two door-knocking missions carried out by the Egyptian British Association from Egypt to the United Kingdom and the trade cooperation mission carried out by the Egyptian-British Chamber from the United Kingdom to the Arab Republic of Egypt,” a joint press release stated.
Head of the Egyptian British Business Association, Khaled Nusair, said that Egypt plays a pivotal role at the level of international trade in the region, and its relationship with Britain is diverging on the level of trade exchange, which we see now has its effect in the two countries' efforts to conclude more deals and agreements, indicating the need Adapting to new challenges posed by reality and digital transformation.
For his part, the British Ambassador to Egypt, Geoffrey Adams, welcomed the event as a clear and encouraging sign of the depth of trade and economic relations between the United Kingdom and Egypt, and expressed his hope that the exchanges and talks would lead to more cooperation in the future.
"We are working to create ways of communication between companies and each of the two governments to understand the priorities and benefit from them. Recently, we are witnessing that both Britain and Egypt give the green economy a great priority in the next stage," said Ian Gray, Chairman of the the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce.
During the four-day event, it will discuss a number of main themes, including achieving sustainable growth and development for future generations, and the transition to a green economy, in addition to discussing the future of gas and oil, the strategy of the Suez Canal economic zone, sustainable financing solutions and cooperation opportunities between Egypt and the United Kingdom in the field of communications, education, and consolidating digital transformation in all industries.