Egypt's Minister of Investment Sahar Nasr
CAIRO - 22 July 2017: Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr met Saturday with UN Resident Coordinator in Cairo Richard Dictus and discussed the latest developments in preparing the new strategic partnership with the UN for the period from 2018 to 2022.
The two sides discussed the results of consultations by the ministry and the UN with various ministries and departments concerned with the new partnership, to learn about the development goals and identify new areas of cooperation.
The ministry is currently coordinating with the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Cairo and all ministries and bodies concerned with the partnership.
Nasr pointed out that the government hopes the new partnership would meet the needs of citizens in accordance with Egypt's development agenda, stressing the need for the UN partnership to focus on developing the poorest and most needy areas in Egypt, as well as supporting entrepreneurship, which contributes to creating jobs for young people and women.
Meanwhile, Dictus confirmed that Egypt has the full support of the UN in its quest to achieve its development goals.
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