December 2021

The Ministers of Agriculture of Egypt and Lebanon agree to facilitate the exchange of agricultural goods between the two countries in accordance with the guidance of the political leadership of Egypt and Lebanon.

By Attendance of the delegation of the Federation of Exporters and the Egyptian Business Association

 H.E Mr. Al-quser, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, held a meeting with Abbas El Haj Hassan, Minister of Agriculture of Lebanon, and his accompanying delegation.

The Ministers urged the facilitation of measures for the exchange of agricultural goods between the two fraternal countries and the removal of all obstacles to that end. They stressed the need to implement the guidance of the political leadership of the two countries in order to deepen cooperation in all areas in the interest of the people of Egypt and Lebanon.

The Ministers agreed to continue to work together to resolve immediately any problems with the flow of Egyptian goods into Lebanon as well as Lebanese goods to Egyptian markets.

The Secretary-General also stressed the guidance of His Excellency President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi to support  Lebanon during the current period, noting that the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture had every potential to provide technical support, training and capacity-building to the brothers there.

It should be noted that the Lebanese Minister of Agriculture is currently visiting Egypt at the head of a high-level delegation to discuss ways to support cooperation between the two countries, as well as the agricultural renaissance in Egypt.