Finland's flag flutters in Helsinki, Finland, May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins
CAIRO - 12 May 2018: Ambassador of Finland in Cairo Laura Kansikas-Debraise said that a seminar that was held on Saturday morning aims to exchange expertise, support entrepreneurship and transfer knowledge between Egypt and Finland.
The Finnish ambassador asserted that her country has achieved a significant success in the entrepreneurship domain, saying that Egypt can benefit from such expertise to improve its economy.
Addressing a seminar held at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport on Saturday, Debraise stressed that Egypt can benefit from the fact that the youth are representing large portion of its population to establish private businesses.
She said that the Egyptian government should promote the growth of entrepreneurship among the private sector, a move that would provide job opportunities and boost small and medium-sized projects.
She highlighted the need to offer the talented youth opportunities so as to improve Egypt’s economic growth.
She stressed that Egypt and Finland are keen to boost economic cooperation, expressing hope that the seminar would result in fruitful outcome promoting bilateral cooperation in the entrepreneurship field.