President Sisi expressed appreciation for the bank's role in supporting developmental sectors on the continent.
The AfDB's vice-president, Kevin Urama, stated in July that Africa was losing 5 percent to 15 percent of GDP per capita due to climate change.
Maait's remarks came during his meeting on Wednesday with AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina, on the sidelines of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference, COP27, currently held in the Red Sea resort city of Sharm El Sheikh.
This came during a meeting between the Minister of Trade and Industry, Ahmed Samir, with the President of the African Development Bank Group, on Monday.
The MoU was signed by CBE Governor Hassan Abdallah and Secretary General of the African Development Bank Vincent Nmehielle, CBE said in a statement.
The purpose of a new Country Strategy Paper (CSP) is to guide the cooperation framework between the Bank and the government in the five-year period after the expiration of the ongoing strategy.
Urama referred to difficulties which the black continent encounters such as opportunities for innovation.
In its African Economic Outlook Report, AfDB statistics revealed that Egypt was one of the few African countries that showed positive growth in 2020, the year that witnessed the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
The development financing approved by the AfDB to support the budget comes within the framework of the government's efforts to enhance efforts to combat the challenges facing development in the current period, as a result of global developments and their related impact on food security.
The AfDB clarified that the new foundation will significantly enhance Africa’s access to the technologies that underpin the manufacture of medicines, vaccines, and other pharmaceutical products.
Ahead of COP27, Egypt is preparing a guidebook to help governments, multilateral development banks and the private sector engage in the mobilization of climate finance, the bank added.
Shaker said the Egyptian electricity sector has succeeded in completing many projects and programs in cooperation with the bank.
The Minister of International Cooperation, Rania A. Al-Mashat, held a high-level meeting with a delegation led by the Vice-President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Kevin Kariuki, to harness South-South cooperation and enhance regional climate change action through innovative climate financing.
COP 27 is scheduled for November 2022 in the coastal city of Sharm El Sheikh.
This took place with the participation of the AfDB’s Executive Director for Egypt and Djibouti, Ahmed Zayed; the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Deputy Regional Director for North Africa and Country Manager for Egypt, Malinne Blomberg; and officials from the Ministry of International Cooperation.
Tarek Amer affirmed in a statement that Egypt's aspiration to host these important meetings, praising the historical relationship between Egypt and the African Development Bank, as Egypt is one of its founding countries in the 1960s.
That was in IPAs Africa Forum 1 held in Sharm El Sheikh on June 11-14.
The agreement comes with the aim of improving efficiency and safety factors in the railway system by extending the authority's main lines (Alexandria / Cairo / Assiut / Naga Hammadi and Benha / Port Said line) with 953 km controlled by the European Train Control System (ETCS-L1) to manage the course of the cars.
"The oil and gas sector development strategy has led to the signing of 98 international agreements with a minimum investment of $16 billion,” Tarek el-Molla commented.
The portfolio covers various development sectors such as electricity, health, research, entrepreneurship, budget support, and water and sanitation.