CAIRO - 21 November 2021: International Cooperation Minister Rania el Mashat discussed with Singaporean Environment Minister Grace Fu international efforts to enhance mechanisms for achieving sustainable development as well as future cooperation opportunities.
Talks come as part of the meetings the minister held during her participation in the Bloomberg forum in Singapore last week, the International Cooperation Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
Mashat shed light on Egypt's experiment in aligning development funds with UN goals for sustainable development as well as strategic relations between Egypt and development partners to achieve 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.
The Singaporean minister expressed hope to work with Egypt to boost sustainable development efforts and enhance the private sector's participation in this regard.
Over 750 economists, policy makers, CEOs, and entrepreneurs took part in the event, including Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan; United States Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo; Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Gan Kim Yong; Rwanda’s Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana; Tanzania’s Vice President, Philip Mpmango; President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Jin Liqun; and the Founder of Bloomberg LP, Michael R. Bloomberg.
The forum discussed global economic issues, mutual visions to overcome challenges facing advanced and emerging economies, and conversed about the world’s commitment to limiting climate change’s repercussions and providing the necessary funding for emerging countries to confront these repercussions.