Hungarian, Egyptian leaders meet in Cairo

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(Photo: MTI/Balázs Szecsődi)

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and business leaders from both Hungary and Egypt gathered at a forum in Cairo yesterday to discuss business opportunities between the two countries, according to reports. 

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán meets with Egyptian president Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo on June 1. (Photo: MTI/Balázs Szecsődi)

During an official visit to Egypt, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, encouraged the forum’s participants to become involved in large-scale joint investments, according to Hungarian news agency MTI. He added that larger ventures could stimulate smaller investments, according to MTI.

Orbán drew attention to the financing agreement between Hungary and Egypt signed yesterday to make way for the delivery of 700 carriages to Egypt’s state railway, the news agency reported.

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi expressed hope that the forum would generate opportunities to strengthen economic and business ties between the two countries, according to MTI. 

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