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Thursday, 28 September 2017

South Sudan talks in Egypt, South Korea looking to build industrial zone

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held bilateral talks with South Sudan’s Minister of the Office of the President Mayik Ayii Deng in Cairo yesterday, according to an Ittihadiya statement picked up by Ahram Gate. The meeting focused on strengthening cooperation on various issues including development and security, as well as efforts to end the ongoing civil war there.

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry also reiterated Egypt’s support for South Sudan’s peace process during a meeting with First Vice President Taban Deng Gai in New York, according to the Sudan Tribune.

South Korea’s Dream Construction Company to establish Korean industrial zone in Egypt: Executives from South Korea’s Dream Construction Co. expressed interest in establishing a Korean industrial zone in Egypt during a meeting with Industrial Development Authority (IDA) chief Ahmed Abdel Razek yesterday in Cairo yesterday, Al Mal reports. The zone would be allocated 5 mn sqm in Attaqa, Sadat City, or Upper Egypt, Abdel Razek said, adding that the IDA is primarily looking to attract projects in industrial engineering and the manufacturing of auto parts and electronics.

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