Sisi, Hollande to inaugurate business forum next Monday

Egypt’s President, Abdelfattah al-Sisi, and his counterpart the French president François Hollande will inaugurate an Egyptian-French business forum with the participation of more than 60 French companies and several numbers of Egyptian firms next Monday.

Trade Minister Tarek Qabil said that during Hollande’s next 2-day visit to Egypt is of great importance; it shall affect the bilateral relation between the two countries notably on an economic and commercial levels. It is anticipated that a number of protocols on cooperation in different fields shall be signed.

The minister made these remarks during his meeting with French ambassador in Egypt André Parant to discuss preparations for Hollande’s next visit to Egypt.

Sisi and Hollande are scheduled to discuss many political issues notably the regional ones related to Egypt as well as France and Europe.