EBBA Delegate 9th Annual Visit to Belgium
June 16th to 20th, 2019
Starting from June 16th till 20th of June, 2019 a very successful business trip by EBBA delegated members took place to Belgium. It was very-well arranged by Mr. Yahia El Wathik Bellah - Commercial Minister Plenipotentiary and Head of Commercial Office at the Egyptian Embassy in Brussels and his assistants.
On Monday, June 17th, H.E. Ambassador Khaled El Bakly, Ambassador of Egypt to Belgium & EU, kindly held a great reception at his residence for the delegation and their Belgian guests, along with some Belgian officials, including heads of several chambers in Belgium, and others. The reception included members of both the Commercial Office and the Egyptian Embassy in Brussels. H.E. also accompanied the delegation in most of the events and meetings that took place during the trip.
Later on Tuesday June 18th, Mr. Yahia El Wathik Bellah - Commercial Minister Plenipotentiary and Head of Commercial Office at the Egyptian Embassy in Brussels hosted a dinner at his residence for the EBBA delegation.
Many high-level meetings of great importance took place during this trip, namely:
- Chamber of Commerce at Brussels: EBBA delegation attended a presentation discussing the Egypt Economy - Investment & Business opportunities, by Mr. Amr Nour El din - Chairman Advisor of GAFI, in the presence of Mr. Qaisar Hijazin - Secretary General of ABLCC, Mr. Yahia El Wathik Bellah - Commercial Minister Plenipotentiary and Head of Commercial Office in Brussels, and Mrs. Fabienne L'hoost - Director General at Belgian Foreign Trade Agency. They also attended a B2B meeting with some Belgian parties, where they exchanged their views and visions about potential business opportunities.
- Chamber of Commerce in Antwerp: where they visited Belgian Scrap Terminal, welcomed by Mrs. Jill Suetens - Manager International - and attended a presentation about latest developments in business and investment where they watched a short film about Investment Environment in Egypt. The delegation also attended a B2B meeting with Belgian parties, followed by a reception with the Governor of Antwerp.
- Chamber of Commerce in Ghent: where they were well received by Mr. Geert Moerman, CEO of VOKA East Flanders & Mr. Mathias De Clereq, Mayor of the Ghent City. They attended a presentation on the Economy of Ghent by Mrs. Els De Leeuw, director of the economic department of Ghent City. Afterwards, watched a short film about business and Investment Environment in Egypt.
The delegation also attended a B2B meeting with some Flemish companies, and enjoyed a Boat trip and lunch at the covered terrace.
Photo Gallery of the Trip Events
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