Madbouly and ministers discuss ways to boost exports to Africa



Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 01:32 GMT


Mon, 23 Oct 2023 - 01:32 GMT

Cairo – October 23, 2023: On Sunday, Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting to discuss means of boosting Egyptian exports to Africa. The ministers of trade, transport, public business, and internal trade attended the meeting.

Madbouly stressed the Egyptian government’s commitment to increasing trade between Egypt and African nations as part of the country’s strategy to boost exports, support production sectors, and increase job opportunities.

Minister of Transportation, Kamel Al-Wazir, presented his ministry’s vision for maritime lines operations for transporting goods and food products to African countries, adding that it has coordinated with the Minister of Trade and Industry and the Export Council for Agricultural Crops.

The Prime Minister called for the Minister of Trade, Ahmed Samir, to meet with  Al-Wazir, his ministry, and representatives from Egypt’s export councils to discuss the government’s efforts to provide transportation for goods to African countries.

During the meeting, Ali Moselhi, Minister of Supply and Internal Trade, shared his ministry’s plans for developing the milling sector. The minister revealed the progress of the ministry’s efforts to upgrade the efficiency of various flour mills across Egypt. He also stressed the supply ministry’s role in providing wheat to the subsidized and open-market systems to meet the needs of citizens.

On Sunday, Madbouly held a separate meeting to review reports on Egypt’s initiative to reduce prices of essential goods. The meetings are held to resolve any issues or obstacles that may occur during the initiative’s implementation, stressed the PM.



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