10 January 2013

Egypt: PM Opens MECACC Conference

Prime Minister Hisham Qandil inaugurates on next Sunday 13/1/2013 the annual conference of the Middle East Council of American Chambers of Commerce (MECACC), which will run for two days in Cairo.

The event, to be attended by ministers of investment, industry, trade, economy and international cooperation from Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Lebanon and Palestine as well as 35 business magnets and heads of U.S. Chambers of Commerce in the Middle East region, will shed light on the current U.S. program of support for the region to help enhance stability and economic development.

The conference will be attended by Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert Hormats and representatives from the U.S. departments of Commerce, Agriculture and Treasury as well as the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD).

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