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Philippine Embassy holds meeting with Egyptian officials to boost two-way agri products trade

The Philippine Embassy in Cairo and Nolet M Fulgencio, Agriculture Attaché for Middle East and Africa on 22 August, met with 50 Egyptian officials, exporters and importers of agricultural products, at the St. Regis Hotel in Cairo 

Philippine Ambassador to Egypt Ezzedin H Tago expressed support for the initiatives and projects that will boost trade of agricultural products between the two countries.

During the meeting, Fulgencio discussed key points of the work plan for the importation of Egyptian citrus products into the Philippines. She also introduced Philippine agricultural and aquatic products that have high export potential, such as coconut, pineapple, banana, seaweed and tuna.

On 21 August, a meeting with officials was followed by a site visit to Gelila Packing House and Cold Storage in Sadat City, which was arranged by the Egyptian Agriculture Export Council.