Sico Smartphone "Plus" – Photo courtesy to official website
CAIRO - 20 February 2018: Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser el Kady discussed with Portugal’s Secretary of State for Internationalization Eurico Dias prospects of bilateral cooperation in the fields of communications and information technology.
The meeting between the two officials, attended by Portuguese Ambassador to Egypt Madeleine Fischer and a delegation of businessmen from both countries, witnessed an agreement by both sides on the importance of cooperation on investing in human and technological cadres, the ministry said in a statement Tuesday.
Kady reviewed the communications sector's achievements over the past period and its contribution to boosting the national economy.
On that score, he pointed out to the first Egyptian-manufactured smart phone SICO, of which local components account for 45 percent.
He gave one as a gift to the Portuguese official.
Meanwhile, Dias emphasized the importance of strengthening economic relations between Egypt and Portugal in light of the good ties binding the two countries.