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Wednesday, 25 July 2018

What we’re tracking this week and beyond

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is set to visit Washington during the first week of August to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to a ministry statement. Shoukry and Pompeo are expected to hold talks on developments in the Middle East and US-Egypt relations.

Egypt is set to select the board of directors for its EGP 200 bn sovereign wealth fund “within days” by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, according to Finance Minister Mohamed Maait.

Our friends at the American Chambers of Commerce (AmCham) are preparing to host Finance Minister Mohamed Maait for its monthly luncheon on Monday, 30 July. You can register for the event here.

The sixth National Youth Conference will take place on 28 and 29 July, with university students as the center of discussion, Al Mal reports. The conference will be held at Cairo University, where President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is also expected to unveil a new education strategy.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is reportedly visiting Beijing in September to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

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