14 March 2014

Egypt: D-8 States Seeks Boosting Trade, Maritime Transport

The Developing 8 (D-8) group has called for upgrading the investment and training systems in the maritime transport system with the aim of promoting cooperation in the field of trade among the member states.

Following a meeting of the D-8 member states in Abuja, D-8 Secretary-General Seyed Mousavi said in a statement that investing in the maritime transport sector is a key to achieve economic and social development.

The statement affirmed that the member states have agreed on exerting much effort to facilitate the shipping of goods among them as well as supporting the trade movement.

The Developing 8 (D-8) group consists of Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey. It was established in Istanbul in 1997.

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