Dr. Sahar Nasr، Minister of Investment and International Cooperation said that Egypt took a number of steps towards the economic reforms. The minister added during a meeting held with a group of American investors that the government seeks to reduce the public debt and the budget deficit. It is worth mentioning that ministers of finance and investment are visiting Washington DC to participate in the spring meetings of both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The mister assured that the government aspires to reduce rates of inflation and introduces policies with social aspects. Construction reforms take a priority in this phase to entice investment and provide an encouraging atmosphere along with fighting corruption.