Egypt: PM Mulls MP, Trade cooperation with Serbia
Serbian National Assembly Speaker Ivica Dacic on Sunday welcomed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s commitment to fostering mutual cooperation at all levels.
In a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli earlier today, Dacic pledged to work with his fellow lawmakers over the coming period to open up new prospects for cooperation for the optimal use of the great economic and trade potential. countries.
Hailing the highest Serbian lawmaker and his accompanying delegation, Madbouli praised the historic ties between Egypt and Serbia, which date back nearly 113 years.
Madbouli also praised the central role of countries in forming and leading the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).
He also praised the remarkable progress in parliamentary relations since the first visit of the Speaker of the Egyptian House of Representatives to Belgrade in 2018, which was followed by the visit of the former Speaker of the National Assembly of Serbia a year later. late, and inking a memorandum. understanding in parliamentary cooperation.
The Prime Minister also welcomed the reactivation of the Serbian parliamentary friendship group in Egypt, as well as the formation of a similar Egyptian group in Serbia.
In addition, Madbouli spoke of the opportunities for increasing mutual investments, especially in light of the free trade agreements that Egypt has signed with African and Arab countries.
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Alaa Eddin Fouad attended the meeting.