Portuguese Minister of State for Globalization Wrico Dias said that his current visit to Cairo comes ahead of the expected official visit by Portuguese President during the first half of 2018.
He added that such a visit is aimed to enhance economic and political relations between the two countries during the coming presidential.
During his meeting with the Egyptian Trade and Industry, Wrico Dias said that he reviewed a number of important investment opportunities in Egypt especially, in the leather industry. He confirmed that Portugal is one of the largest importers of leather products worldwide."
He added that he invited Eng. Tarek Kabil to visit Portugal as soon as possible to closely learn more about the most important areas of economic cooperation between the two countries during the coming period.
He also expressed his hope to enhance the role played by the Egyptian-Portuguese Business Council in developing investment and trade relations between the two countries.