Egypt's Trade Minister Amr Nassar - CC
CAIRO - 24 October 2019: The Confederation of Indian Industry will organize the “Regional Conclave on India - West Asia and North Africa (WANA)” in Cairo in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India along with the Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM) on November 6-7.
In a press release on Thursday, the Indian Embassy in Cairo said that this is the first time for the Confederation of Indian Industry to organize a forum in North Africa region.
According to the press release, Hardeep Singh Puri, India’s Minister of State of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of Sate of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry will lead the Indian delegation to the forum.
Egypt’s ministers of trade and industry and investment and international cooperation will take part in the conclave along with a number of dignitaries and businessmen from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Sudan and South Sudan.
The Conclave represents a platform for dialogue between India, Egypt and WANA countries, to help strengthen economic and trade cooperation through Business to Government (B2Gs) and Business to Business (B2Bs) engagements.