Mubarak to review modernization plans

Published June 17th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will hold a ministerial meeting soon to review the nation's modernization plans as part of an association agreement with the European Union, said Information Minister Safwat Al-Sharif on Saturday, June 16. 


Attending the upcoming meeting will be Prime Minister Atef Ebeid and 15 government ministers, added Sharif, quoted by the Egyptian Gazette.  


He was speaking after a cabinet meeting that tackled presidential instructions to develop different production, administrative and service sectors, said the paper.  


Egypt and the EU earlier this year initialed the long-negotiated pact. Egypt hopes the agreement will give its products greater access to European markets. – (MENA Report)

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