A GreenTech Business Delegation comprising senior representation from leading US government agencies, financial institutions, and companies across a wide array of sectors will be visiting Egypt from 15 to 17 May and meeting Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.
The PM is expected to speak to the mission on Monday and shed light on Egypt’s economic and business policy priorities in addition to the growing investment opportunities available within different industries.
David Thorne, the Senior Adviser to the Office of the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate; and Jake Levine, Chief Climate Officer and Representative of the International Development Finance Corporation, are heading the delegation.
The visit will feature a series of events and limited sectoral roundtable discussions with Madbouly, members of the Egyptian Cabinet, and private sector companies to discuss Egypt’s economic and investment priorities.
American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the original American Chamber of Commerce organised this mission ahead of Egypt’s preparations to host the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP 27) in Sharm El-Sheikh this November to discuss its topics and issuesm especially since the mission includes a group of specialists in the field of green economy and environmental preservation.
This is the first US mission in terms of size and importance to come to Egypt since the COVID-19 outbreak.