Sameh Shoukry signing cooperation protocol with Slovenia- press photo
CAIRO - 14 March 2019: Foreign ministers of Egypt and Slovenia signed a cooperation protocol for Consumer Protection Wednesday morning after the end of the first session of the joint Egyptian -Slovenian economic committee.
This protocol aims at boosting investment and cooperation in all fields.
Egyptian Minister of foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry called on Slovenian companies to increase flow of investments to Egypt.
Moreover, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister Miro Serrar and the Slovenian minister of foreign affairs, in the presence of the Egyptian foreign minister and Slovenian ambassador to Egypt.
“President Sisi welcomed the Slovenian deputy prime minister during his first visit to Egypt, stressing Egypt’s keenness to promote bilateral cooperation between the two countries in all fields,” Ambassador Bassam Rady, presidency spokesperson, said.
According to Rady, the meeting might be the trigger for further cooperation and investments. Sisi also welcomed holding the Egyptian-Slovenian Business Forum on the sidelines of the committee's meetings which will enhance investment and trade between the two sides.
The deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Slovenia expressed gratitude for the good hospitality, assuring their readiness to engage in further cooperation on all fronts.
“Egypt is a fundamental pillar of stability in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions,” Slovenian deputy prime minister stated.
“We aspire to engage in various projects, particularly in the Suez Canal Economic Zone. Egypt enjoys a unique location, promising investment opportunities, and stability. All these factors encourage us to further invest in it,” Serrar added.
Furthermore, the Slovenian foreign minister lauded the success of the Euro-Arab Summit held recently in Sharm El-Sheikh.