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Sunday, 16 December 2018

WB VP Diop meets with top officials, WB, Egypt to cooperate on Africa projects

WB VP for infrastructure visits Egypt, meets with top Cabinet members: ًWorld Bank Vice President for Infrastructure Makhtar Diop met with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly and Investment Minister Sahar Nasr during a trip to Cairo over the weekend, according to a Cabinet statement. Diop also held separate talks with Oil Minister Tarek El Molla and Transport Minister Hisham Arafat.

Diop focused during his meetings on ways for Egypt and the bank to cooperate on Africa-based infrastructure projects during our one-year tenure chairing the African Union. The World Bank sees Egypt as a promising hub for natural gas exports into the continent, as well as African electricity interconnection projects via Egypt, and air travel between African nations.

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