Meeting of the Director of the Institute I.O. Abramova with the Ambassador of Egypt in Russia Aref Ali Nayed.

On the 22 of April the director of the Institute for African Studies of RAS, member of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, corresponding member of the RAS I.O. Abramova conducted a meeting Ambassador of Egypt Aref Ali Nayed. The conversation was also attended the first secretary of the Egyptian Embassy in Russia O. Magdi and the Team Leader, Senior Researcher Center for Global and Strategic Studies, Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ph.D. K.A. Aleshin. The parties thoroughly discussed issues and mechanisms aimed for further strengthening the Russian-Egyptian economic and investment cooperation, the possibility of holding joint practical events, including taking into account the Russia-Africa summit planned for October this year. Russian companies, the meeting participants agreed, reasonably consider Egypt as one of the most promising markets for export development and investment activities, and also consider this country as a platform for further business expansion to neighboring countries and regions. It is worth noting that when working in the Egyptian direction, an increasing number of representatives of Russian business circles rely on information and analytical support offered by the Institute for African Studies.