Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi lauded the Egyptian-French distinguished ties at the different levels and the co-operation between Egypt and the French leading worldwide container shipping company (CMA CGM).
He also praised the role of the French company in developing some Egyptian ports and boosting its logistic efficiency to promote the tendency of the state to transfer these ports to trade and service centers.
This comes within the framework of the plan of the state to boost Egypt’s role as an international, trade and logistic center.
This came during Sisi’s meeting with Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CMA CGM Group Rodolphe Saadé in the presence of Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli, Transport Minister Kamel al-Wazir and Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Osama Rabie.
Saadé apprised al-Sisi off the latest development of the projects done by the company in Egypt, lauding the cooperation atmosphere, Presidential Spokesman Ahmed Fahmi said.
He also asserted the keenness of the company to expand frameworks of cooperation to include new projects in light of tangible promising work opportunities in Egypt in the fields of developing ports and logistics trade centers.