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Egypt’s Participation in the 1st Edition of Chinese "Knowledge on China-Africa Development" Forum in Beijing

Tuesday، 29 August 2023 - 03:04 PM

Osama El-Gohary, Assistant to the Prime Minister and President of the Information Decision and Support Center (IDSC), participated as keynote speaker in the opening session of the 1st edition of "Knowledge on Chinese-African Development" forum that is being held on August 29-30 in Beijing, and organized by the Chinese Center (CIKD).

Several leaders and government officials from China and a number of African countries are attending the forum, in addition to specialists, think tanks, and regional and international organizations, with a view to reviewing international experiences in this field.

President of IDSC asserted that the African continent remains a promising market for investment with its natural resources, young workforce and the high demand for facilities and infrastructure needed for growth…And global predictions indicate that infrastructure investments will total roughly $300 billion by 2040

African-Chinese relations are the fastest growing, whereas China is currently the largest trading partner, international investor and financier of the African continent according to all international reports

Cooperation between African countries and integration with international strategic allies is one of the significant pillars for overcoming the local economic obstacles left by the consecutive global economic crises.

Egyptian-Chinese relations have a long history that has culminated in the recent implementation of major joint projects in Egypt

Holding discussions with the Chinese government’s think tank on preparing a joint strategic study regarding ways to maximize mutual benefit from Egypt's invitation to join "BRICS"


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