Report by UH Khan, Bureau Chief ( Middle East)
Bangladesh and Egypt signed an Agreement on Economic and Technical cooperation on July 2 , 2018 at the Ministry of investment and international cooperation of Egypt . Bangladesh Ambassador to Egypt Muhammad Ali Sorcar and Minister for investment and international Co-operation of Egypt Ms.Sahar Nasr signed the agreement on behalf of their respective governments on 2 July 2018. The agreement aims to promote and support economic and technical cooperation between the two countries, according to priorities stipulated in the policies and strategies for secio- economic development of Bangladesh and Egypt . This impetus to the signing of the agreement was given at the foreign office consultations between Bangladesh and Egypt held in Dhaka on 25 March 2018.
After signing the Agreement , Ambassador Sorkar said , Bangladesh and Egypt has similar aspiration of socio economic development in different fields .He further said this agreement would open up door for the businessmen and investors of the countries to boosteconomic cooperation.
Minister Sahar Nasr said , the agreement would contribute to sharing knowledge , experience , business and investment to achieve socio economic development of Bangladesh and Egypt .