FILE - Minister Hesham Tawfik
CAIRO - 17 March 2020: Public Enterprise Sector Minister Hisham Tawfik had talks on Tuesday with Belarus Ambassador in Cairo Sergei Terentiev and officials from Belarus company Maz on means of promoting bilateral cooperation, especially in manufacturing microbuses.
Tawfik highlighted the depth of bilateral ties, adding that he is looking forward to boosting cooperation in various domains.
In a statement, the ministry said the talks tackled promoting cooperation with Belarus' Maz company in manufacturing microbuses at the Engineering Automotive Manufacturing Company which is affiliated to the ministry.
A memo was signed between the two sides in this respect in August 2019.
The talks also tackled cooperation with Belarus in establishing units for getting diesel-powered engines to operate by natural gas.
At the end of the meeting, the minister was invited to visit Maz company to stand on the up-to-date technology used there.