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Madbouly Meets Belarusian Counterpart to Discuss Opportunities for Joint Cooperation

Tue 30 Apr 2024 | 01:58 PM
Ahmed Emam

Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly met with Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko to discuss opportunities for joint cooperation. The meeting took place on Tuesday at the cabinet headquarters in the New Administrative Capital.

The visit aimed to boost trade and economic relations between Egypt and Belarus.

The two leaders expressed their eagerness to enhance cooperation between the two countries, particularly in heavy industries. Golovchenko praised Egypt's efforts in developing its infrastructure and industry and noted Belarus's industrial capabilities and ability to maintain economic growth amid global developments.

The visit also saw the convening of the Egyptian-Belarusian Business Forum, which brought together relevant ministers and business figures from both countries. The forum aimed to explore opportunities for collaboration in various sectors.

In 2022, trade between Egypt and Belarus amounted to $95 million. The main Belarusian exports to Egypt include tractors, trucks, tires, equipment, metal products, optical products, fertilizers, pumps, X-ray equipment, petrochemicals, agricultural products, pharmaceutical products, textiles, and garments. On the other hand, Egypt's major exports to Belarus are citrus vegetables and fruits, plants for manufacturing perfumes, pharmaceuticals, and garments.