Egypt could establish industrial pharma city in Iraq
Egypt is ready to establish an industrial pharma city project in Iraq, Health Ministry spokesperson Khaled Megahed said yesterday, Al Shorouk reports. The announcement followed a meeting between Iraqi President Fuad Masum and Health Minister Ahmed Rady, who is in Baghdad for a three-day visit to discuss Egypt’s role in reconstruction efforts there as part of a delegation headed by presidential advisor for national projects Ibrahim Mahlab. Masum, who also sat down for a one-on-one with Mahlab, met as well with representatives from Egyptian pharma companies who are looking to cooperate with the Iraqi government on various health projects, the newspaper adds. Masum assured the delegation that Iraq will be giving priority to Egyptian companies in its reconstruction process across different fields.