Assem El Gazzar, Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities, says that the General Authority for Construction and Housing Cooperatives (ICCH) organizes the Africa Ministerial Cooperative Conference, which will be held for the first time in Egypt.
The Conference entitled, “Growing Africa Together”, will be held under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, from October 31st November 3rd.
El Gazzar stresses that there is great interest from the political leadership concerning the organization of the conference and recommends that the Council of Ministers prepare well for it, in order to strengthen relations with African people in different fields.
Moreover, El Gazzar calls for the need to make use the conference to promote the efforts of the Egyptian state, which provides full support for development projects and infrastructure.
Additionally, organizing the conference comes within the state’s efforts to activate the role of cooperatives in different fields. Further, consultative sessions are currently held regularly to ensure that the conference is in a manner befitting Egypt.
In this regard, Hossam El-Din Mostafa Rizk, chairman of ICCH, explains that this conference comes within the framework of the continuous cooperation between the Ministry of Housing represented by the General Authority for Construction Cooperatives and the concerning authorities. This cooperation makes the Authority honored to host the conference as a representative of Egypt.
Rizk indicates that the conference agenda will include many events, including scientific panels, field visits by participating delegations, and a discussion of cooperative issues and how to benefit from international experiences in the various fields at the global level.