Egyptian Belgian Business Forum

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 On the occasion of the visit of the Egyptian-Belgian Business Association (EBBA) Delegation, to belgium. The Arab-Belgian- Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, along with the Embassy of Egypt in Brussels, organized a Business Seminar titled “Egypt and Belgium, endless opportunities for business synergies”, on Tuesday 13th of March 2018, in the hotel le Châtelain, Brussels.

On this occasion, the ABLCC organized a Business Seminar, followed by a lunch in presence of the delegation and B2B meetings, in this year’s edition, around 30 Egyptian Businessmen and more than 40 Belgian companies took part.

Secretary General, Mr. Qaisar Hijazin in his welcome remarks said that the forum represents a good occasion for Belgian entrepreneurs to find out more about the various business opportunities offered by Egypt,  expressed the great pleasure to welcome this important delegation for the eighth time, stressing on the good initiative and the precious collaboration of the Commercial Office-the Embassy of Egypt , furthermore he underlined the important role of Egypt as a leading Economy in the region.

Mr. Yahia Al wathik Bellah (Minister Plenipotentiary) Commercial Office-the Embassy of Egypt, underlined the importance of the new investment law that guarantees a number of protections for international investors to encourage new development in Egypt, the law contains policies to encourage significant and targeted investments.

H.E. Ambassador of Egypt to Belgium, Mr. Khaled El Bakly, stressed on the long history of friendship and collaboration between Egypt and Belgium, mentioning that before end of April a memorandum of Understanding will be signed between Egypt and EU in the framework of the preparation of Egypt to become an Energy hub for Mediterranean.

His Excellency underlined that the biggest solar station in the Middle east in build in Egypt,

The Country is taking important steps towards sustainability under a wise leadership," he stressed.

Furthermore Mr. Mohamed Youssef - GAFI (General Authority for Investment and Free Zones), presented the opportunities and facilities offered by Egypt to traders and businessmen, he gave a detailed overall view about the future major economy projects in the country.

Mr. Rafik Attia - Chairman of EBBA (Egyptian Belgian Business Association): Egyptian Belgian cooperation from a business perspective, he shed the light that Egypt have Money and infrastructure and need just to improve the research with expertise and know how, so he invited all the interested companies in various sectors to join the game.

The end of the seminar was marked by two testimonials from two Belgian companies in Egypt, Kellogs represented by Mr. Marco Montanaro – Director Public Affairs Europe, and Tractebel Engineering represented by Mr. Sven Goethals – Sales Manager

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