The German ambassador to Egypt, Dr. Cyril Noon, confirmed today, Thursday, his aspiration for more investment cooperation between Egypt and Germany.
The German ambassador pointed out that Alexandria is an important center for attracting investments, and said that contacts are being made with the Businessmen Association and the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and the Egyptian-German companies’ requests are followed up.
This came during the German ambassador’s meeting with the Governor of Alexandria, Muhammad al-Sharif, where they discussed ways to enhance cooperation and future relations at various levels, especially the investment side.
In turn, the governor welcomed the ambassador to Alexandria, stressing the depth and strength of relations between Egypt and Germany. He also expressed his desire to increase future cooperation between the two sides and exchange experiences in various fields, stressing the governor’s readiness to overcome any penalties that may face such investments.
In the context, a statement by the German Embassy in Cairo – published on the social networking site (Facebook) – stated that Noon visited the Library of Alexandria, and the meeting witnessed the talk about cooperation projects between the Library of Alexandria and a number of German bodies and institutions, including the exhibition “Germany is the country of inventors” organized by The library in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut.
The German ambassador met with Dr. Mustafa El-Fiqi. Director of the Library of Alexandria, where El-Fiqi reviewed the International Library of Alexandria’s role as a center of excellence in the production and dissemination of knowledge and interaction between civilizations, stressing that the library focuses its efforts on supporting culture, arts, literature and preserving heritage.
Al-Feki presented Ambassador Cyril Noon to a number of Bibliotheca Alexandrina publications, including the book “Cairo Photographic Memory”.