The workshop discusses the
development of transport and communications infrastructure in the Dark
Cairo- Nov 20,
in Africa" workshop, organized by the Ministry of Trade and Industry,
opens today in the new administrative capital, with the participation of a number of
ministers of industry, heads of industry unions, representatives of the private
sector in Africa and others of international institutions.
workshop discusses the themes of Africa's Agenda 2063, Egypt's vision on
African industrial integration, the issues of mapping African resources,
strengthening regional value chains, regional industrial integration policies;
in addition to opportunities for African cooperation in logistics,
infrastructure, financial inclusion and trade facilitation.
is on the threshold of a new phase in joint action, which requires cooperation
to ensure the advancement of regional and continental integration on a sound
and sustainable basis,” Nassar said in his keynote speech.
stressed the need to activate the African Continental Free Trade Agreement
(AfCFTA), noting that it is “a key step on the road towards the Dark Continent’s
pointed out that the event aims to explore means of developing transport and
communications infrastructure, which would facilitate the movement of goods
across the continent and decrease the cost of transportation.
event is being held on Wednesday and Thursday, with the participation of private
sector representatives from 25 African and 8 European ones, as well as China.