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Rosselkhoznadzor to Take Part in Meeting of Joint Russian-Egyptian Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation
On October 7-9 the events within the 12th meeting of the
Joint Russian-Egyptian Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation
chaired by Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation Denis
Manturov and Minister of Trade and Industry of Egypt Amr Nassar were held in
Cairo (Arab Republic of Egypt).
In the course of expert consultations preceding the
meeting of the Ministers the parties reviewed in detail bilateral economic and
trade relations which became sustainable and continue to progress in many key
economic areas of two countries. A particular attention was given to preparation
of the concluding part of the free trade agreement between the Eurasian
Economic Union and Egypt, and implementation of the project for creation of the
Russian industrial area in Egypt, which will serve the basis for access to
other countries’ markets in the region.
At the meeting the Rosselkhoznadzor was represented by
Advisor to the Head Vasiliy Lavrovskiy, Deputy Head of the Plant Quarantine
Department Anastasiya Bindukova and FGBI «Center for Grain Quality Assessment»
officials. From the Egyptian party, security management issues over mutual
supplies of plant and animal products were discussed by Head of Foreign
Agricultural Relations of the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation of
Egypt Saad Moussa, Specialist of Central Administration on animal quarantine
Rasha Tawfik, Specialist of Central Administration of Plant Quarantine Islam
Farahat Abdelaziz and Deputy Head of Agricultural Research Centre under
Scientific-Research Agro-Engineering Institute of the Ministry of Agriculture
of Egypt Youssef Sharabi.
The participants of the negotiations agreed to
strengthen bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture in order to create
favorable conditions for mutual access of agricultural products to the Russian
and Egyptian markets, as well as turnover increase and diversification.
For this purpose the parties will enhance interaction
in the field of experience exchange and practical use of electronic
phytosanitary certificates, improve mutual notification of detected cases of
quarantine objects in regulated consignments.
Oct 15, 2019