On the horizon
US Vice President Mike Pence will kick off his Middle East tour with a stop in Egypt on 20 January, where he will meet with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. A high-ranking delegation has already arrived in Cairo to prepare for Pence’s arrival. Pence will stop in Jordan and Israel on his tour of the region, where counterterrorism and Jerusalem will be key discussion points.
Arab League member states are scheduled to meet less than two weeks after Pence’s visit to discuss how best to counter US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration.
Arqaam Capital will hold its Egypt Investors Conference 2018 on 22 January. The conference will host senior C-Suite executives from some 20 listed Egyptian companies for one-on-one meetings at the Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa.
CI Capital is also holding its MENA Investor Conference on 30 January. The conference offers 75 listed corporates from 6 countries across MENA the chance to meet face to face with 75 global buy-side asset managers.
The 49th Cairo International Book Fair will run from 26 January until 10 February, with some 848 publishers from 27 countries participating this year.