The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced that its Vice President for Policy and Partnerships, Mark Bowman, is visiting Egypt from 1 to 7 March for high-level meetings with government officials and the business community to discuss COP27, the Bank’s new country strategy and the recovery from the pandemic.
EBRD elaborated in a statement that during the stay of Bowman, he will meet Minister of International Cooperation and EBRD Governor for Egypt Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait, Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla, Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El Said.
He will visit the Suez Canal Economic Zone and meet its Chairman, Yehia Zaki. While there, he will also meet the Governor of Alexandria, Mohamed Taher El Sherif, the business community and EBRD clients, according to the bank.
The EBRD delegation includes Heike Harmgart, EBRD Managing Director for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region, Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Managing Director, Green Economy and Climate Action, Sue Barrett, Director, Infrastructure for SEMED and Turkey, Barbara Rambousek, Director, Gender and Economic Inclusion, and Khalid Hamza, Director, EBRD Head of Egypt.