Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Lieutenant-General Osama Rabie, said that the event aims to discuss ways to support global trade in facing various challenges.
He made the remarks on his Twitter account on Sunday, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said.
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The UAE is a big investor in the Egyptian market, investing $6.2 billion in many sectors, Trade Minister Tarek Kabil said.
Egyptian companies, who are willing to participate in construction and supply works of the expo, have to send letters to the expo organizers to register their requests.