Military production Minister، Dr. Mohamed Saeed Al-Assar met on Monday Portuguese Defense minister، Joao Gomes Cravinho and his accompanied delegation، in the presence of Portugal ambassador to Egypt، Madalena Fischer، to address cooperation in the field of Military and civil industry.
At the outset of the meeting، Al-Assar assured on Military production ministry interest to cooperate with the Portuguese side in exchanging experience، and technical information regarding various industry fields.
For his part، Cravinho expressed his keenness to boost bilateral cooperation with Military production ministry، praising its industrial and technical potentials، and its role in meeting the needs of Egyptian Armed forces.
Moreover، he stressed on the key role played by Egypt in confronting terrorism in the region، hailing its efforts over the past five years to achieve economic reform، and to attract more foreign investments.
At the end of the meeting، it was agreed that a technical team of Portuguese companies will visit the military production companies، next July، to review the available potentials and to identify areas of future joint cooperation.