El Sisi meets Mercedes Vice President
El Sisi kickstarts Berlin visit, drumming up business interest: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Investment Minister Sahar Nasr discussed Mercedes-Benz’s plans to cooperate with Egypt on rolling out electric and natural gas-powered public transport vehicles with Daimler Vice President Eckart Von Klaeden in Berlin yesterday, Ittihadiya said in a statement. The statement was otherwise scant on the details of the German auto manufacturer’s planned venture.
El Sisi meets German president: The president discussed strengthening economic ties with Germany, and regional affairs, with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, according to Ittihadiya.
Expect German partnerships with Military Production Ministry, AOI: El Sisi, Military Production Ministry Mohamed El Assar, and Arab Organization for Industrialization head Abdel Moneim El Terras also sat down yesterday with a delegation from the Federation of German Security and Defence to discuss cooperating in heavy industry, according to a separate statement. Other meetings between El Sisi and German officials included a sit-down with Bundestag President Wolfgang Schäuble.
The president landed in Berlin on Sunday for the G20 Compact with Africa High-Level Conference, which kicks off today in the German capital.