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PM, UNIDO director general probe means of fostering bilateral cooperation

Friday، 14 December 2018 - 01:55 PM

Director General of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Li Yong expressed happiness about his meeting with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, lauding his development vision within the framework of Egypt's Sustainable Development Strategy 2030.

Li’s remarks came during his meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli to discuss means of fostering cooperation between Cairo and UNIDO.

The UNIDO chief said the outcome of his meetings with President Sisi and some Egyptian ministers increased his satisfaction that UNIDO has taken the right decision when it included Egypt in the partnership program of its member states.

He added that the international organization is ready to provide technical assistance to Cairo and to exchange expertise with it in a way that helps support the efforts made to achieve sustainable development.

Li said he is looking forward to boosting cooperation with Egypt, especially that it has distinguished capabilities that qualify it to make a breakthrough in the industrial sector.

Meanwhile, Madbouli voiced appreciation for Egypt’s cooperation with UNIDO, which he said contributes to confronting poverty, building capabilities and creating job opportunities.

MENA

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