6 December 2013

Egypt: Mansour Receives GCC-Egypt Forum Delegation

President Adly Mansour received Thursday in the presidential palace a delegation from the Gulf-Egyptian investment forum, currently held in Cairo under the rubric "A Strategic Partnership and Economic Integrity." The forum is held under the auspices of Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

In his speech, Mansour stressed that the Gulf investors are fully aware that Egypt's economy is promising.

He also asserted that he issued d'irectives to the government to make the Egyptian market safe for all investments.

Present at the meeting were Egyptian Investment Minister Osama Saleh and UAE State Minister Sultan al-Jaber.

Al-Jaber, on his part, said he reviewed with President Mansour the outcomes of Gulf-Egyptian investment forum which was hosted by Egypt.

During the meeting, Al-Jaber pointed out the success of the forum that would help attract the Gulf and international investments to Egypt.

He asserted the UAE's keenness to provide all required capabilities to support Egypt's stability.

During a press conference after the meeting, Al-Jaber also underlined the UAE's initiatives to support Egypt and invest in the most populous Arab country.

He also pointed out at Egypt's advantages of attracting investment such as its strategic location and high-efficiency human resources.

Al-Jaber conveyed UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed's greeting to Mansour, he said.

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