Minister of Trade and Industry Rachid Mohamed Rachid met with visiting Moroccan Foreign Trade Minister Abdellatif Maazouz on ways to boost trade and economic relations and increase joint investments.
The ministers highlighted the importance of establishing a direct maritime line linking Egyptian and Moroccan ports. Both also witnessed the inking of an agreement to establish an Egyptian-Moroccan businessmen council to help advance cooperation in the different fields during the coming stage.
Maazouz led a delegation of officials and businessmen to Cairo. The meeting between Rachid and Maazouz also took up ways to promote trade and economic cooperation within the framework of an agreement to facilitate and develop trade exchange among Arab countries.