Panama and Egypt established maritime cooperation mechanism

marzo 15, 2016 1:16 pm Publicado por 7.004 Comentarios

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The governments of Panama and Egypt agreed to establish mechanisms for cooperation in maritime affairs during a tour made by the Egyptian city of Alexandria administrator of the Panama Maritime Authority, Jorge Barakat, said an official Panamanian source.
The issue was addressed in the framework of a meeting held by Barakat with Egyptian Transport Minister, Saad El-Giushy, the Panamá Maritime Authority (AMP) reported. El-Barakat Giushy recognized the experience that Panama in the logistics development, linked to the administration of the Interoceanic Canal and port activity.

In addition, the Egyptian minister expressed the interest of his country to see first hand the Panamanian experience, through an exchange of technical delegations.

Barakat, during his stay in Egypt, spoke at the V Conference of Maritime Logistics (Marlog) on ​​»Opportunities of Panama, thanks to the expansion of the Canal.»

After his presentation at this conference, the Panamanian minister and president of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Ismail Abdel Gaffar, signed a letter of intent providing for the academic cooperation in the training of seafarers, as official information.

Last September the presidents of both countries, Panama Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez and Egyptian Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, expressed interest in promoting the exchange of experiences on the operations of the Panama Canal and the Suez Canal, in a bilateral meeting held in NY.


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