Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Al-Moselhy said that he coordinates with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC), and the Central Bank of Egypt to establish a joint operations room to facilitate custom clearance of production supply imports.
Al-Moselhy indicated, in a meeting Wednesday, that the “Welcome Ramadan” exhibitions will be established this year, starting from January, under the directives of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and the Cabinet, in order to provide all the needs of citizens in terms of goods with appropriate discounts, and they will continue until the end of the month of Ramadan.
The meeting was attended by Minister of Trade and Industry Ahmed Samir, CEO of the Holding Company for Food Industries Ahmed Hassanein, head of the Consumer Protection Authority Ayman Hossam, advisor to the minister for control and distribution Ahmed Mahdi, Vice President of FEDCOC Adel Nasser.
Al-Moselhy called on the heads of the chambers of commerce in governorates to establish at least five “Welcome Ramadan” exhibitions in each governorate and a corner in each commercial chain for the goods of Welcome Ramadan.
For his part, Ahmed Samir, Minister of Trade and Industry, confirmed that meetings were held with the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and heads of chambers of commerce and manufacturers to increase the supply of goods and products to meet the needs of citizens.
Samir called on merchants to offer commodities to citizens at a fair price, pointing out that competitiveness is what will create this fair price for citizens.
He added that the necessary studies have been prepared with the chambers of commerce and governors to choose the appropriate places in each governorate so that these exhibitions can spread throughout the governorates.