Egypt, S.Korea to establish cooperation committee

Published May 3rd, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Plans for a joint Egyptian-South Korean economic cooperation committee were discussed in Cairo recently, reports the The Korean Herald. An agreement signed by the chairman of the Egyptian Businessmen’s Association, Said Tawil, and Executive Deputy Chairman of the Federation of Korean Industries, Sohn Byung-doo, will require both parties to meet annually for consultation meetings focused on increasing business cooperation between the two countries. 


A three-day mission, consisting of various private organizations and led by Korean Minister of Trade Hwang Doo-Yun, held various meetings with members of the Egypt-South Korea Business Conference, as well as with several Egyptian government and business leaders 


The mission, which will continue on to Algeria and South Africa, is the first Korean sales mission to the African continent. — (Albawaba-MEBG)

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