Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has ordered the health minister to intensify efforts to share with African countries Egyptian expertise in the health sector.
This came during a meeting with Health Minister Hala Zayed to review Egypt’s national health projects.
Presidency Spokesperson, Bassam Rady explained that the step aims to help the initiative to treat 1 million Africans from the countries of Sudan, Chad, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea from Hepatitis C.
Planned visits include Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, where Egypt will assess the health sector and the needs of those countries in terms of virus screening and providing medication and training for local medical workforces.
The president also met with Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, in the presence of Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, and directed the government to maintain necessary efforts to ensure an investment-friendly environment.
Furthermore, he also ordered the government to facilitate investment measures and remove any obstacles that might face investors in any business sectors.
Al-Sisi also called for developing the necessary mechanisms for promoting investment opportunities in Egypt, especially in respect of the mega national projects in progress nationwide.
As for Nasr, she reviewed with the president her ministry’s efforts to encourage investment activities and provide a business-friendly atmosphere in light of the newly-introduced Investment Law.