FILE: Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed El Assar
CAIRO - 1 May 2020: Minister of State for Military Production Mohamed Saeed el Assar has said that the political leadership in Egypt and Belarus are keen to deepen joint cooperation and coordination to produce high-quality equipment with competitive prices.
Assar made the remarks during a video-conference meeting held on Friday with Belarus Minister of Industry Pavel Utiupin to tackle joint cooperation issues.
Assar asserted his ministry's keenness to continue joint cooperation with the Belarus companies in various fields, saying that both sides should seek exporting to Africa.
Meanwhile, the Belarus minister voiced his confidence in the industrial, technological and technical potentials of the Egyptian Ministry of Military Production and its affiliate companies.
Virtual meetings will be held between the Military Production and Belarus companies to discuss means of joint cooperation and production as well as transferring expertise, he said.
Both ministers discussed the latest cooperation developments between a number of Belarus companies and the Military production factories.
They also tackled fostering means of cooperation between Minsk Motor Plant and Minsk Tractor Works of Belarus and Egypt's Helwan Diesel Engines Co. in the joint production of all kinds of tractors and engines