Egypt Independent

Egypt, Britain discuss cooperation in military equipment manufacturing



Egypt’s Minister of Military Production Mohamed al-Assar met with British Ambassador to Cairo Geoffrey Adams at the ministry’s headquarters on Tuesday to discuss topics such as the manufacturing of military equipment.

Assar and Adams talked about opening cooperation regarding the manufacturing military and civilian equipment, the manufacturing of gas masks, cooperation in the field of new and renewable energy, joint manufacturing of electric vehicles and the manufacturing of self-propelled agricultural machinery, central irrigation and sewage treatment plants.

The talks also focused on issues of common interest and stressed on the importance of further cooperation between companies affiliated with Egypt’s Military Production Ministry and British companies in various fields.

Adams praised the experience of the Military Production’s companies and the stability Egypt is currently seeing as a result of efforts by the government to combat terrorism and improve security.

He also praised Egypt’s first international exhibition for defense and military industries, EDEX 2018, which saw attendance from 24 British companies.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm