Egypt’s transport minister meets Bombardier officials in door-knock London visit

Egypt’s Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir met in London on Wednesday with officials in Bombardier Inc to discuss investment opportunities in the Egyptian transport sector.

Wazir is heading a door-knock mission to the UK, which is organised by the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA) to discuss bolstering bilateral cooperation between the two countries during a three-day visit from November 27 to 29.

Egypt’s Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir and Khaled Nosseir, chairman of the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA) held talks with officials at Derby-headquartered Bombardier Transportation UK.

The meeting was attended by Elaine Clark – executive director at Bombardier and BEBA’s chairman Khaled Nosseir along with a number of CEOs of key firms in Egypt, including Karim Sami Saad, chairman of Samcrete and key investor in the Industrial Development Group (IDG).

The Egyptian minister made a field visit to the Bombardier’s rail vehicles production site in Derby, and held talks with the company’s officials to explore the investment opportunities available in electrified transport line projects in Egypt.

Egypt’s Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir and his accompanying delegates visit Bombardier’s rail vehicles production site in Derby