Source: British Embassy Cairo |

UK businesses explore retail & e-commerce opportunities in Egypt

British retail and e-commerce companies learn about the Egyptian market, how to overcome market access barriers and how to connect to Egyptian partners

The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) and Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce (EBCC) organised their first retail webinar to explore retail and e-commerce opportunities for British companies in the Egyptian market. More than 50 attendees joined the webinar, among them Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, the UK Trade Envoy to Egypt,…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

Coronavirus - Egypt: British Embassy holds virtual healthcare webinar on COVID-19

British company PrimerDesign Ltd, a subsidiary of Novacyt SA, has delivered another batch of 100,000 PCR tests to Egypt to support its response to COVID-19

The British Embassy in Egypt, through the work of the UK Department for International Trade hosted a virtual meeting for 30 leading British and Egyptian healthcare companies to discuss their ongoing efforts to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar brought together key decision makers from the Egyptian and UK…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

Coronavirus - Egypt: UK company delivers over 40,000 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test kits to Egypt

Leading UK company, Primer Design Ltd, a subsidiary of Novacyt SA has exported over 40,000 PCR test kits to Egypt to support its response to COVID-19

The UK and Egyptian government have been working hard to address the immediate medical needs of both countries by keeping essential trade flowing. In April, Egypt fulfilled an export agreement with the UK, sending shipments of medical gowns to support the UK. British Ambassador to Egypt, Sir Geoffrey Adams said:…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

Coronavirus - Egypt: The UK and Egypt establish basis for cooperation during COVID-19

The British Ambassador and Minister of International Cooperation agree key elements of the UK’s engagement with Egypt in the shared fight against the Coronavirus

The British Ambassador to Egypt, Sir Geoffrey Adams, has agreed with Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat the key elements of the UK’s engagement with Egypt in the two countries’ shared fight against the Coronavirus. In a letter addressed to Minister Al-Mashat, the British Ambassador set out the UK’s…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

United Kingdom (UK) – Egypt announce joint economic partnership

During the UK-Africa Investment Summit, the UK and Egypt announce agree to enhance economic cooperation

Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom Alok Sharma and Minister of International Cooperation for the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Rania Al-Mashat have agreed in a joint statement to enhance economic cooperation. Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom Alok Sharma said: The…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

British Embassy, AstraZeneca support young Egyptians to create innovative medical solutions

The British Embassy and British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca are sponsor eleven Egyptians to visit the AstraZeneca research & development labs in the UK

The British Embassy in Cairo and leading British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca are sponsoring eleven Egyptians to travel to the UK to visit the research and development labs of AstraZeneca in Cambridge. The partnership between the British Embassy and AstraZeneca is designed to encourage young Egyptian graduates in the faculties of…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

British Embassy and British Council celebrate refugee footballers

The football tournament promoted values of diversity, inclusion and equality

In true AFCON fashion, the British Council partnered with the British Embassy to run a football festival for 45 Egyptian and refugee football enthusiasts. Coach Hellen Orende, a Kenyan coach certified from the Premier League, was invited to deliver a Premier Skills football activity that addresses violence against women and…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

British Armed Forces Minister bolsters UK-Egypt defence ties

Minister for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster met with Egyptian Minister of Defence General Mohamed Zaki to discuss enhancing UK-Egypt defence cooperation

The meeting came as a part of the Minister’s first official visit to Egypt, and presented an opportunity to reaffirm the strength of the UK’s defence relationship with Egypt and deepen the longstanding strategic partnership between the two countries. The Chief of UK Defence Staff’s Senior Advisor for the Middle…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

UK and Egypt kick start joint military exercise Ahmose

The month-long exercise demonstrates the increased military cooperation between the two countries

Joint military exercise AHMOSE kicked off today with an inaugural ceremony at Mohamed Naguib base in Alexandria. The military exercise will bring together British and Egyptian troops and contribute to the growing strategic military partnership between both countries. The month-long exercise will enhance defence cooperation between British and Egyptian troops…

Source: British Embassy Cairo |

StartEgypt Launches First Forum Event

In collaboration with the British Embassy and International Finance Corporation (IFC), StartEgypt launches its first forum event “StartEgypt Forum”

The “StartEgypt Forum” showcased twenty-seven startups, filtered from over 1,200 applications, from the first incubation cycle in 2018. All startups, specialized in diverse industries, get a chance to present their unique ideas to caliber stakeholders and investors. Startups work across innovative social impact solutions in the field of healthcare, education,…