The Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerce, Department for International Trade (DIT) and Egyptian British Business Council have the pleasure to invite you to join us at a Breakfast Briefing with Egypt's Minister of Investment & International Cooperation, HE Dr. Sahar Nasr; she is joined by The Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP, UK Minister for Investment.
Registration starts at 0845am for a 9am start on Tuesday 9 October, in the Reading & Writing Room of the Royal Horseguards at One Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2EJ.
Dr. Nasr will speak about major investment projects in Egypt with an emphasis on projects in sectors such as healthcare, transport, energy (renewables), education, finance, ICT and automotive . Earlier this year, Egypt's Ministry of Investment released its interactive investment map, and is actively encouraging UK private sector participation in major pipeline projects. This is supported by recent legislative and regulatory reforms implemented by the Egyptian Government, including the issuance of the new Investment Law and its Executive Regulations.
About the Speakers
HE Dr Sahar Nasr was sworn in in 2015 as the Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation. On February 16, 2017 she was appointed as Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, then reappointed on June 14, 2018. Dr. Nasr earned her Professorship from the Supreme Council of Universities. She is a Professor of Economics at the American University in Cairo and a Lecturer at several Egyptian and foreign universities. Dr. Nasr serves as Governor of Egypt to several institutions such as The World Bank, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa, and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Dr. Nasr has been a member of the Economic Development Council of the Presidential Office through which she provided economic consultations to the President.
The Rt Hon Graham Stuart MP was elected as the Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness in 2005. He became Minister for Investment at the Department for International Trade in January 2018. Mr Stuart was born in Carlisle. He attended school in Scotland before going to Selwyn College, Cambridge to read philosophy and law. After university Mr Stuart developed a successful career in publishing, and was a member of Cambridge City Council from 1998 to 2004. In Parliament Mr Stuart chaired the Education Select Committee (2010 to 2015), he was Assistant Government Whip with responsibility for the Department of Health, and later for HM Treasury and the Ministry of Defence (2016 to 2018).
The event will start at 9am and finish at 11am. Coffee, tea and pastries will be served from 08.45am.
Register online to attend this free event.