Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour held a session of talks with Russian Ambassador to Egypt Sergei Bachenko.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed ways of increasing trade exchange and joint investments between Egypt and Russia within the upcoming phase.
They also discussed preparations for holding talks of the Egyptian-Russian trade panel, which will convene at the end of March in Moscow.
The Egyptian government is keen on promoting economic ties with the Russian side, Abdel-Nour said.
For his part, the Russian Ambassador to Egypt Sergei Bachenko said that holding the joint trade panel meeting in Moscow would contribute to promoting cooperation between the two countries.