Nasr opens Egypt–Japan business forum in Tokyo

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr  has opened Tuesday the Egypt–Japanese Business and Investment Forum in Tokyo, during her second day of her visit to the Japanese capital.

the inauguration ceremony was attended by Ibrahim Al Araby, the head of the Egypt- Japan Business Council, Ayman Kamel, Egypt’s Ambassador to Tokyo, Ahmed Shehab El Din as deputy CEO of the General Authority for Freezones and Investment along with 150 Japanese investors.

Nasr is currently in Tokyo to promote for investing in Egypt.  she called on  the Japanese companies to support the ministry’s entrepreneurship initiative “Fekretak Sherketak”.

on the other hand, in a meeting with governor of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Akira Kondoh, Nasr discussed activating the joint economic partnership agreement between both parties and increasing the finance of the bank to Japanese companies investing in Egypt.

both sides has delved into benefiting from the Japanese experience in building free zones, within the ministry plan to expand in establishing new free zones.