FEBRUARY 13, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan held in the presence of Economy Minister Alain Hakim a meeting with the Egyptian Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour and Minister of Investment Salman Ashraf on the sidelines of the Lebanese-Egyptian Business Forum held at the Phoenicia Hotel.
The Egyptian Minister of Industry announced that “the purpose of this meeting is to discuss further cooperation between the two countries and ways to increase trade exchange.”
Minister Hajj Hassan, for his part, said political and economic matters were tackled during the meeting.
“We wished for Egypt prosperity and stability and we call to eliminate all the obstacles that stand in the face of boosting bilateral ties and mutual exchange between Egypt and Lebanon,” he said.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY- LEBANON