Recently India went into an alliance with Egypt and they have managed to nod in unison to two huge developmental projects- a vocational training center and a solar project. Egypt wants to extend this partnership to other fields as well, to improve business standing.
The Indian envoy in Egypt has stated that India and Egypt have conjured a close collaboration and partnership in numerous fields and they are making plans regarding expansion in this agenda. The envoy claimed that this partnership may also lead to introduction of new cooperation opportunities.
This week, a meeting was held between Sanjay Bhattacharyya India’s Ambassador to Egypt, Sahar Nasr Minister of International Cooperation and Ghada Wali Minister of Social Solidarity. United in their thoughts, they confirmed to provide support and partnerships to new projects that were being planned for benefit of both countries. Success is the focus for both the countries and they are planning to work for the common goal-economic benefits.
Ambassador Bhattacharyya gave a statement to the PTI stating,”India and Egypt have a very close partnerships in various fronts and we want to expand our agenda which will include the possibility of new cooperation opportunities. We are also looking forward to start our next development project which is a centre of excellence in information technology at Al-Azhar University. This will be the setting stone for more such projects.”
He admitted this after his meeting with Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, who was impressed by the Indian model and planned to use it in other institutions across Egypt. India is recognized as one of the largest trading collaborators by Egypt and together they work to improve economic ties.
Bhattacharya has also commented that they were focusing on more projects for collaboration in the micro and small enterprise and renewable energy sector, ” And whether we can utilize the line of credit that India has offered under the Africa Summit funds for project in Egypt,” he added. He also met the Egyptian Minister of and spoke on joint venture between civil societies and discussed issues of women empowerment.