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A delegation from Britain visits Egypt to study prospects of cooperation in the Suez Canal Project

A British delegation visited Egypt for a week to study opportunities in the Suez Canal development’s project.

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A British delegation is currently visiting Egypt for a week. Members of the delegation include Tim Flair, Director of the Trade Office in London, and Rod Griffin, Giant Projects Management Expert in UK, as well as UKTI in the British Embassy in Cairo, to study opportunities in the Suez Canal development’s project.

The visit will include: the Suez Canal Authority in Ismailia, the Ministry of Transport in Alexandria, as well as some interviews with British companies that were selected among the final list to participate in the Project Design’s Tender, given the opportunities that this project represents for foreign and domestic investment.

In an important speech, Tim Flair has confirmed that “British companies would like to provide all necessary expertise and assistance for the success of this great project”.

He also expressed his happiness for the selection of four British companies under the first phase of the project, which reflects the degree of British interest in investing in Egypt, in addition to underlining how British companies are distinguished in giant infrastructure projects.

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Published 21 January 2014