FILE: Egypt's Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil
CAIRO - 22 May 2018: Leading Egypt's delegation to meetings of a joint economic cooperation committee with Russia, Trade and Industry Minister Tareq Kabil head for Moscow Tuesday.
The 11th session of the committee is set to focus on Egyptian-Russian cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, industry, energy, education, agriculture, IT, health, transport and tourism, Qabil said in a statement released by the Ministry of Trade and Industry on Tuesday.
Figuring high on the agenda is a project to establish a Russian industrial zone in Egypt, Qabil noted.
Participants will also tackle non-tariff barriers that hinder a smooth trade exchange between the two countries, he added.
The committee is also set to resume talks on the return of Russian tourism to Egypt, the minister noted.