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Arab industrial partnership holds 2nd higher committee meeting in Cairo
25 July 2022  -  Sector :  -  Entity :  -  Category : Industry News

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The meeting announced Bahrain’s accession to the Industrial Partnership with Egypt, UAE and Jordan.

Cairo- July 25, 2022

The second meeting of the Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Growth higher committee kicked off today in Cairo, co-chaired by Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber and Jordanian Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Yousef al-Shamali.

The meeting featured the announcement of Bahrain’s accession to the partnership, with the participation of the country’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid al-Zayani.

It also adopted the recommendations of the executive committee which met over the last two days and compiled a list of 87 proposed projects in the targeted sectors of agriculture, food, fertilizers and drugs- 12 of which are eligible for feasibility studies at an initial investment cost of $3.4 billion.

“The partnership with the UAE, Jordan and Bahrain will boost cooperation to achieve self-sufficiency and integration in the value chains of the Arab countries, through joint industrial projects,” Gamea said.

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