Developing “Diyaruna” exhibitions in the governorates and qualifying companies to enter foreign markets
Agreement with “Aviation” and “Tourism” to display products in travel halls, museums and archaeological sites
The Egyptian Exporters Association “Expolink” discussed, with the Ministry of Social Solidarity, ways of joint cooperation in preparing a strategy aimed at developing exports of traditional handicrafts and handicrafts.
The association said that Nevin Al-Kabbaj, Minister of Social Solidarity, affirmed the ministry’s keenness to cooperate with the private sector within the framework of its plan for the economic empowerment of handicrafts and handicrafts by focusing on integrated policies to invest in human development.
She added that the ministry, in cooperation with the Egyptian Exporters Association, is seeking to establish a strategic partnership based on the axis of skills development, training and qualification for all productive groups, by making use of the expertise and competencies of Expolink, in order to develop exports of the handicraft and crafts sectors and rehabilitate small, medium and micro industries to access various Markets by providing opportunities to market their products locally and internationally.
Al-Kabbaj said, “We are keen to cooperate with the Egyptian Exporters Association as a strategic partner and advisory arm of the ministry in the framework of integration between the state and the private sector in order to develop and maximize the productive role of all projects and initiatives launched by the ministry.”
She explained that cooperation was discussed with the Egyptian Exporters Association to increase and develop “Diyaruna” exhibitions in the governorates and to qualify the companies participating in the exhibition to access various foreign markets. The cooperation also aims to provide greater employment and job opportunities, increase production, and then qualify for export.
The minister announced that an academy for crafts and an artisan’s union is currently being established, in addition to an agreement with the Ministry of Civil Aviation to display handicrafts and handicrafts in the travel halls at airports and to cooperate with the Ministry of Tourism to display products in museums, monuments and tourist archaeological sites.
Engineer Khaled Al-Miqati, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Exporters Association “Expolink”, said that the association puts all its capabilities and expertise in order to support the Ministry of Social Solidarity in implementing its development and social projects, in addition to providing all advisory and technical services in a way that contributes to strengthening the ministry’s role economically and socially and emphasizing on The principle of partnership between the private sector and the state.
He added that the Egyptian Exporters Association is studying an integrated plan to increase the exports of the traditional handicraft and crafts sectors, from production to marketing and qualifying products for export, in order to enable them to implement the export phase and enter foreign markets.
He explained that a joint plan will be discussed to develop “Dyarna” exhibitions for small projects and handicrafts, aiming to maximize the fair’s revenues, increase participants, and qualify handicraft companies for export by providing access opportunities to international markets, especially the African market, by taking advantage of the expertise and capabilities of the Egyptian Exporters Association.
He pointed out that coordination will be made between the Egyptian Exporters Association and the Ministry of Social Solidarity to provide greater opportunities for exhibiting companies during the “Expo Dubai 2021”.
Mahmoud Rushdy, Acting Executive Director of the Egyptian Exporters Association, said that the association aims to qualify new exporters by reaching 10 thousand sources to serve the state’s plan to achieve $ 100 billion in exports by supporting young entrepreneurs and new graduates, preparing them and qualifying them to become fully familiar with export technology. It started from production until the export process was completed.
Dina Hilal, Deputy Executive Director of the Egyptian Exporters Association, pointed out the importance of linking projects that have important strategic dimensions and have an economic and social impact, such as dates industries, handicrafts and heritage industries, and small and medium industries.
She stressed the need to identify products that have export potential and prepare them in a manner that guarantees them access to various foreign markets and to achieve success stories for small, medium and small national industries outside Egypt.
The article “Exporters” agrees with “solidarity” on the mechanisms for developing exports of handicrafts and handicrafts. It was written in Al Borsa newspaper.