Egypt’s Minister of State for Military Production, Mohamed Morsy, discussed with a Bulgarian delegation the possibility of enhancing cooperation in a number of military industrialisation fields.
The Bulgarian delegation comprised Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Egypt Diane Angelov Katrashev and high-level officials, Daily News Egypt reported.
Morsy asserted the importance of strengthening the strategic partnership in various fields, explaining that his ministry’s main role is to meet the demands and needs of the armed forces and police as well as using the production capacities to manufacture various civilian products.
During the meeting, both sides discussed ways to cooperate in many industrial fields, including steel alloys and modern workshop machines.
Morsy indicated the ministry’s interest in benefiting from the Bulgarian expertise in many fields, pointing out his ministry’s keenness to cooperate with various international companies in the field of transfer and resettlement of modern technologies in Egypt.
Katrashev stressed that the relations between the two sides are characterized by diversity, confirming his country’s keenness to push bilateral relations forward in various industrial and economic fields.
He added that there are important opportunities to enhance military and civil cooperation between the two sides, especially since the two countries enjoy great economic potential.
He further expressed his aspiration that this meeting will have an important role in opening new horizons for investment and cooperation between military production companies, which represent a unique industrial model, and companies operating in similar fields in Bulgaria.
Katrashev hailed Egypt’s pivotal role in the Arab region highlighting its efforts in combating terrorism, and supporting climate for investment, stressing the interest of many Bulgarian companies to participate in the Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX 2021).