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,”