Amani Abou Zeid- courtesy of Twitter
CAIRO – 17 April 2019: “2018 was a crucial year for continental integration. Africa is setting up its infrastructure from scratch,” Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy at the African Union Amani Abou Zeid stated.
Abo Zeid assured that Egypt’s leadership and people are the main support of the African countries and that all the infrastructure initiatives in Africa will not come to effect without real and effective integration.
This came during the closing ceremony of the second ordinary session of the Technical Committee of Transcontinental Transport, Energy and Tourism, held under the title “Intelligent Developing of Infrastructure to Boost Continental Integration in Africa”.
“Continental integration is a must to guarantee success of the African infrastructure. Thus the Arab African International Bank supports the overall objectives of the Technical Commission,” Abo Zeid further stressed.
For his part, the representative of the Arab African International Bank thanked Egypt’s leadership and people for their peerless efforts in organizing the second session of the African meeting.
“Substantial transportation, tourism, and energy projects are prioritized by the Arab African International Bank. Thus, it finances African infrastructure projects and initiatives,” the representative of the Arab African International Bank stated.
Moreover, the representative of the Arab African International Bank said that the bank invested up to $80 billion in African infrastructure projects over the last 10 years, assuring that the bank will engage in more investments and projects in the coming period.