Egypt’s Health Minister Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and his Portuguese counterpart Manuel Pizarro signed Thursday a cooperation protocol to upgrade health and pharmaceutical sectors, Egypt Independent reports.
There are no details about the agreement but Ghaffar reportedly indicated that the visit of his Portuguese counterpart and his delegation aims at deepening the partnership and cooperation in the sector of healthcare.
Also early this week, Ghaffar met with Korean Ambassador in Cairo Mr. Hong Jin-wook. Both held talks to expand cooperation with Egypt in the healthcare sector taking advantage of Egypt’s status as the healthcare hub in the region and one of Korea’s ODA priority partners.
According to the outgoing South Korean diplomat, many Korean companies with the top-notch technologies are interested in entering the Egyptian market and Korean companies can contribute to improving the quality of medical services for Egyptian people.
Source: North Africa Post