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Sisi Attends Signing of Co.op Agreement between Egypt, Japan


Wed 28 Aug 2019 | 01:51 PM
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended on Wednesday the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement over the Egyptian-Japanese tripartite technical cooperation program.

The agreement was signed between the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development (EAPD) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

El-Sisi also inspected the pavilions of countries participating at Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) exhibition currently being held in Yokohama city.

It is noteworthy that president Sisi met earlier today, at his residence at Yokohama City, with Shinichi Kitaoka, president of JICA.

 

President Sisi expressed his pleasure to visit Japan, appreciating the development efforts of JICA in Egypt.

In the same vein, President Sisi thanked Shinichi Kitaoka for JICA’s contributions in Egypt within the framework of the development projects that it has implemented in many fields.

Sisi also expressed his hope to cooperate with JICA in order to implement more projects in Egypt, especially renewable energy, transport and communications projects in a way that will meet the aspiration of the Egyptian people in achieving progress and prosperity.

He also pointed out to the Japanese agency’s cooperation in the completion of the Great Egyptian Museum GEM project, calling for the Japanese expertise to take this advantage; the expertise is known for efficiency and accuracy and succeeded in providing a civilized model of modernization while preserving the ancient values ​​and traditions.

The president pointed out to the big number of areas of cooperation between Egypt and Japan, especially education, expressing Egypt's interest in benefiting from the Japanese educational system in Egyptian schools and universities.

On his part, JICA President reviewed the agency’s various activities and ongoing projects in Egypt that aim to reinforce the close relations between the two countries.

He also praised the efforts exerted by the Egyptian state at all levels for achieving many economic and developmental successes, pointing out to Egypt’s pivotal role in establishing the pillars of security and stability in the Middle East region.

It is noteworthy that TICAD7 is held in Yokohama, Japan from August 28 to 30. It is the third time for Yokohama to host this biggest international event happening in Japan.

The forum will be attended by 1,500 Japanese businessmen, and 50 Egyptian businessmen. More than 4,500 (based on attendance of TICADV) heads of state and government, as well as representatives of international and regional organizations, civil societies, NGOs and the private sector will participate in the summit.

The agenda of the three-day forum includes several plenary sessions in the morning and the afternoon, in addition to around 170 various sideline sessions.

TICAD plays a role to promote connectivity and enhance the capacity of African’s private sector via: technical support, experience sharing on SMEs, promotion of agro-industry expansion, learning from Japan’s Kaize experience to leap-frog technological development for Africa.