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SCZone Receives Turkish Amb. to Discuss Cooperation in Green Energy Field


Tue 06 Feb 2024 | 11:16 PM
TOPSHOT - An aerial view taken on March 27, 2021 from the porthole of a commercial plane shows stranded ships waiting in queue in the Gulf of Suez to cross the Suez Canal at its southern entrance near the Red Sea port city of Suez, as the waterway remains blocked  the Panama-flagged container ship
TOPSHOT - An aerial view taken on March 27, 2021 from the porthole of a commercial plane shows stranded ships waiting in queue in the Gulf of Suez to cross the Suez Canal at its southern entrance near the Red Sea port city of Suez, as the waterway remains blocked the Panama-flagged container ship
Taarek Refaat

Walid Gamal El-Din, Chairman of the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) received Salih Mutlu Şen, the Turkish Ambassador in Cairo. 

The came to discuss common files and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries, especially in its economic aspect, which is witnessing increasing momentum during the current period.

Gamal El-Din pointed out that the economic zone is witnessing the presence of several Turkish investments, such as the Hayat Egypt factory specializing in health products in the integrated Sokhna area.

On his part, the Turkish ambassador expressed his admiration for the potential of the Suez Canal Economic Zone and the existing cooperation with the Turkish business community, expressing his country’s pride in the role played by the region’s port of Al-Arish in delivering aid to the State of Turkey during the devastating earthquake disaster last year. 

He also stressed the openness of Turkish companies to strengthen the partnership with The economic zone, especially in the ready-made garments and textile industries, the sector for which he said that Egypt has become one of the most important investment destinations, stressing the necessity of cooperation to launch a Ro-Ro line at one of the Authority’s ports, which contributes to enhancing trade exchange between the two countries.

The meeting also touched on cooperation in the fields of renewable energy, whether green fuel or the industries that feed it, such as solar panels, as well as the activity of supplying ships with green fuel, as well as a proposal to establish a vocational training center in the Qantara West industrial area to serve the projects under construction that require intensive trained labor.