File – Ahmed Al-Wakil, chairman of the Egyptian Chambers of Commerce
CAIRO - 17 January 2018: The Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC) will organize two products' exhibitions in the Syrian capital Damascus on April 4 and in Benghazi, Libya on May 7.
In a statement released on Wednesday, FEDCOC Chairman Ahmed el Wakil said FEDCOC will also take part with an Egyptian delegation in Kuwait Donors Conference on Iraq on February 13 which is organized by the Kuwaiti Chamber of Commerce.
He said the organization of the exhibitions come as part of cooperation between FEDCOC and the ministries of trade and industry and foreign affairs along with the Egyptian embassies in these countries and the commerce chambers unions in Syria, Libya, Iraq and Kuwait.
Wakil said meetings will be organized on the fringe of the exhibitions between government officials in the countries concerned. Meetings of the business communities taking part in the exhibitions will also be held with the aim of increasing exports.
Meanwhile, FEDCOC Secretary General Alaa Ezz said a set of projects will be floated at each country during the federation's participations in such exhibitions with the aim of backing the Egyptian companies and their talks in joining business projects or promoting the Egyptian exports.
He also underlined the importance of Kuwait donors conference which will float reconstruction projects financed by the Arab Development Fund and the World Bank.
Coordination is currently underway with The Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) and the European Trade Union along with major European companies to join in alliances in the reconstruction projects involving Egypt.