High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini travels to Egypt to attend the Egypt Economic Development Conference

 

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini travels to Egypt to attend the Egypt Economic Development Conference

 

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has been invited to attend the Egypt Economic Development Conference from 13 – 15 March in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt. This is a very important event for Egypt to show investors and political leaders its will and concrete steps taken to implement economic reform and to facilitate foreign investment. In deciding to represent the EU at the conference, HR/VP Mogherini, who will deliver a speech, sends a signal of the EU's continuous support for Egypt at a critical juncture. In the margins of the conference, the HR/VP is expected to meet representatives from both Egypt and the region to discuss regional and security issues, including the situation in Libya.

 

(for more information: Maja Kocijancic – Tel.: +32 229 86570; Nabila Massrali – Tel.: +32 229 69218)

 

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