30 March 2017 02:44 AM

Sisi urges support for export industries

Monday، 20 March 2017 - 02:15 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi asserted on Sunday 19/3/2017 the necessity to support export industries as part of an industrial development strategy.

Speaking during a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Industry and Trade Minister Tarek Qabil, Sisi called for supporting industries that meet local market needs.

Qabil reviewed during the meeting his ministry's strategy to boost industrial development and Egypt's foreign trade.

The strategy is meant to achieve an eight-percent industrial development rate, said the minister. The strategy is meant to create around three million jobs until 2020, he added.

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