During a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Tuesday, Abdel Wahab said five companies increased their capital at a total of $10.6 million, while 12 others increased their investment costs at a total of $111.4 million during the past two months.

He added that 10 projects were carried out at the new investment zones in September and October with a capital of LE 75 million, offering 2,950 job opportunities.

Abdel Wahab pointed out that preparations are underway to hold a business forum in Hungary in December to review investment opportunities available in Egypt.