PM witnesses MOU annex signing with UAE for government cooperation development



Mon, 12 Feb 2024 - 09:25 GMT


Mon, 12 Feb 2024 - 09:25 GMT

CAIRO – 12 February 2024: Egypt’s Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly witnessed Monday the signing ceremony of an extension annex to a memorandum of understanding in the field of government development between the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development and the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs in the United Arab Emirates on the sidelines of his participation in the "World Government Summit 2024" held in Dubai from February 12 to 14.

The memorandum was signed by Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Saeed and UAE Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi.

The signing of the memorandum of understanding stems from the distinguished relations between the two governments, and as a reinforcement of the success achieved by the MOU signed between the two countries on February 12, 2018, which has been extended several times, with the latest extension being on March 28, 2022, and it will expire on February 28, 2024.

The MOU included extending the period of implementation of the provisions of the memorandum concluded between Egypt and the UAE in the field of government development for two years until February 28, 2026.

On the sidelines of the signing, El-Saeed pointed out that the MOU reflected the desire of the two governments to continue the journey of enhancing and developing joint procedures aimed at strengthening institutional capacities in the process of governance improvement through mutual benefit in the field of government development, capacity building, and other related areas.

Later during with UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Sultan al Jaber, Madbouli hailed historical relations binding Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

For his part, the UAE minister hailed Egypt's support for his country during COP28 conference in Dubai.

Madbouli arrived in Dubai Sunday to participate in the World Government Summit 2024.

The summit, held under the theme of “Shaping Future Governments,” will host more than 25 government and state heads.

Over 200 prominent speakers, including presidents, ministers, and visionaries, will share their insights alongside 23 ministerial meetings and executive sessions welcoming over 300 ministers.



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