Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel el-Wazir stressed depth of ties binding Egypt and France highlighting joint co-operation in a number of ongoing ventures in the railway, underground and maritime transport fields.
In a meeting on Wednesday with French ambassador in Cairo Marc Baréty to probe ways of boosting bilateral co-operation in the various transport domains, the minister said Egypt is looking forward to further promote Egyptian-French co-operation in the transport sector.
For his part, the French ambassador voiced appreciation of Egyptian-French co-operation reflecting strong friendship ties between the two countries’ political leadership.
He underlined the French companies’ keenness on co-operating with their Egyptian peers in the various transport sectors.
They also reviewed latest progress related to a contract signed between the Egyptian and the French governments on importing railway carriages and equipment to Egypt, together with prospects of co-operation in the investment and training domains covering the transport sector.