On Thursday, the Egyptian Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouli, during his current visit to Tunisia, co-chaired the Egyptian-Tunisian Business Forum.
Madbouli, accompanied by a high-level ministerial delegation, arrived earlier today at Carthage International Airport, in Tunisia.
During the visit, Madbouli will lead Egypt’s delegation at the 17th session of the Egyptian-Tunisian Higher Committee meetings, which will kick off today and run for two days.
Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden and Egypt’s Ambassador to Tunisia Ehab Fahmi were on hand to receive the Egyptian premier along with his accompanying delegation at the airport.
Upon arrival, Madbouli voiced happiness for visiting Tunisia and heading Egypt’s delegation at the meetings, which aim to boost bilateral cooperation.
For her part, Boudan welcomed Madbouli on his first-ever visit to Tunisia, pointing out to Tunisia’s keenness on strengthening ties with Egypt.
The meetings are expected to include the signing of a handful of agreements to strengthen bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Tunisia.
Additionally, the Egyptian-Tunisian economic forum will be held on the sidelines of the higher committee meetings, and will focus on exchanging visions on investment prospects between Cairo and Tunis.
Egypt’s exports to Tunisia reached $223.3 million in 2021, down from $263.9 million and $613.8 million in 2020 and 2019 respectively. Egypt mainly exports clothing, food, and cleaning products.