What we’re tracking this week and beyond
Finance Minister Mohamed Maait will be at AmCham on Tuesday, 18 September for a lunch. The minister will speak about “Egypt’s financial reform agenda.” Members and their guests can register here.
The E-Commerce Summit in Egypt will kick off on Wednesday, 26 September at the Nile-Ritz Carlton. The gathering bills itself as “the first event of its kind” in Egypt and aims to be a meeting place for retailers, corporations, and brands either involved or are looking to explore opportunities in e-commerce, according to a press release from organizers Robusta studio (pdf).
The president of Italy’s Chamber of Deputies, Roberto Fico, is set to visit Cairo this month, Ahram Online reports.
The Egyptian-Sudanese ministerial committee will meet at the end of this month ahead of a presidential summit set to be held in Khartoum in October, the head of the Egyptian-Sudanese business council, Riad Armanios, said yesterday. Foreign minister Sameh Shoukry had met with his Sudanese counterpart Al Dridiri Al Dhaheri in Cairo last month to discuss political issues of mutual interest, including Sudan’s blanket ban on Egyptian agricultural imports.
The Egypt-Romania business council will meet in Bucharest from 7-11 October, according to Al Mal.