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18 Jun 2019

Belarus, Egypt plan to make joint products for African, Eurasian countries

Belarus, Egypt plan to make joint products for African, Eurasian countries

MINSK, 18 June (BelTA) – Belarus and Egypt plan to make joint products for African and Eurasian countries, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko told reporters after the talks with Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 18 June, BelTA informs.

“Our countries have a big cooperation potential. Belarus is a member of the Eurasian Economic Union. Egypt is a member of many integration associations, first of all, in Africa. We can offer a lot of things to this region. Therefore, it is essential to join efforts and make joint products for Africa and Eurasia,” Aleksandr Lukashenko believes.

The countries have recently launched a number of joint projects in the manufacture of automobile equipment, tractors, loaders, farming equipment, grain storage facilities, greenhouses. Belarusian and Egyptian scientists cooperate in nanotechnology, molecular genetics, metal technology, space technologies.

“We hope that the results of this joint work will be soon applied in the manufacturing industry, agricultural industry, security in Belarus and Egypt, the president said. “We shared experience of building high-tech greenhouses, production of baby food and rye bread, waste management, manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles, introduction of e-government.”

Egyptian representatives also familiarized themselves with Belarusian technological solutions against cyber threats and for the maintenance of security during mass events, including as part of the preparations for the 2nd European Games. Belarusian specialists held training courses in design and furniture production for their Egyptian colleagues.

“All that was done within slightly more than 2 years. I am convinced that if we continue moving forward so quickly and resolutely, we will launch even more joint projects in manufacturing, agriculture, science, education and security in the near future,” the head of state said.

During the talks Aleksandr Lukashenko and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi agreed that the countries will continue enhancing political relations, expanding cooperation in international organization, developing the Belarusian-Egyptian trade and economic cooperation and advancing it to a brand-new level.

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