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June 15, 2011
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EGYPT: FORWARD FORUM ATTRACTS SENIOR PARTICIPATION FROM EGYPT

USTDA Director Leocadia I. Zak Announces U.S.-Egypt Business Forum

ARLINGTON, VA – Today, USTDA announces the confirmation of additional senior level participation from the Egyptian private and public sectors to the Egypt: Forward Forum that is taking place in Washington, D.C. on June 27-28. Recently confirmed participants include:


Egypt: Forward is a two-day forum on June 27-28, 2011 that will encourage enhanced trade and sustainable economic development in Egypt. By bringing over 60 leading Egyptian policy makers and private sector executives together with U.S. business leaders and government officials, the Forum will provide an unprecedented opportunity to foster increased cooperation and trade between the United States and Egypt by encouraging business-to-business networking and highlighting commercial opportunities and financing resources. Breakout sessions will focus on four priority economic sectors: energy, information and communications technologies, transportation and agriculture.

To learn more about Egypt: Forward or to register, please visit: www.iesc.org/egyptforward.

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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies. USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project planning activities, pilot projects, and reverse trade missions while creating sustainable infrastructure and economic growth in partner countries.

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