In a statement released on Monday after the minister's meeting with chiefs of the ministry technological centers, Gamea said the ministry will seek in the coming phase to enhance the potentials of the technological centers and train more cadres in the various fields with the aim of offering the best quality services for the industrial sector.

She also underlined the importance of coordinating efforts among the technological centers and the ministry bodies to maximize the benefits of such centers in the service of industry.

Gamea said 13 affiliate technological centers are working in the sectors of food industries, plastics, furniture, design and fashion, accessories and leather products.

She asked the directors of such centers to present detailed reports on their future plans and the challenges they have been facing to beef up industry in the coming phase.(