Shoukair meets with Madbouly: We look forward to strengthening relations with Egypt

Minister of Tele-Communications, Mohamed Shoukair, met Sunday morning with Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, in the presence of Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, and Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, with discussions touching on bilateral cooperation at various levels, especially at the economic level.

Welcoming Shoukair's visit, Madbouly congratulated him on forming the new government and expressed his wishes for the cabinet to "succeed in meeting the aspirations of the Lebanese people to achieve further economic development."

Madbouly stressed Egypt's keenness on strengthening cooperation with brotherly Lebanon in various fields that could contribute to the mutual interests of both countries.

He also emphasized that "the expected meetings by the Lebanese-Egyptian Supreme Joint Committee will be a great opportunity to advance cooperation between the two countries in the coming period."

In turn, Shoukair conveyed Prime Minister Saad Hariri's greetings to PM Madbouly and expressed "Lebanon's aspiration to strengthen relations with Egypt, especially at the economic level during the coming period."

He also confirmed the need to take measures to facilitate the flow of goods and increase the volume of investments between both countries.

The Tele-Communications Minister praised Egypt's economic achievements, noting that "coordination is underway between various ministries to activate the cooperation frameworks in several fields, including activating cooperation in telecommunications and the possibility of benefiting from Egyptian expertise in a number of fields."

Source: National News Agency