USAID plans to increase its cooperation with Egypt on climate change, covid-19 relief

USAID plans to step up its cooperation with Egypt on climate change and covid-19 relief programs in the coming period, Egypt Mission Director Leslie Reed said during a meeting with International Cooperation Minister Rania Al Mashat, according to a statement.

The meeting also saw the two discussing plans for cooperation between Egypt and the US on development issues, including gender equality and boosting private sector engagement over the next five years.

Partnerships that are yet to be agreed on in the current year were also discussed, including education, higher education, trade, investment, and health sectors.

The minister hailed the strategic cooperation between Egypt and the United States through the USAID, focusing on the advancement of efforts to achieve development within the framework of the country’s priorities and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG