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NM Tlapa v Egyptě a Súdánu
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Deputy Minister Tlapa in Sudan and Egypt


Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa paid an official visit to Sudan and Egypt on September 24–27, 2017.

In Khartoum, Deputy Minister Tlapa met State Minister of Foreign Affairs A. Bakheet to discuss internal political situation in Sudan as well as regional development in the Horn of Africa, with special focus on migration issues. Deputy Minister Tlapa held talks also with State Ministers of Industry, Investment and Health. He was accompanied by representatives of several Czech companies from the energy sector, engineering and pharmaceutical industry who took part in the business seminar co-organized by the Ministry of Investment. In the past, a great number of Sudanese graduated from Czech and Czechoslovak universities; their command of the Czech language is admirable. Sudan also hosts a team of Czech archeologists from the Náprstek Museum and the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague.

In Egypt, during regular political consultations with his counterpart at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Minister for European Affairs I. Nasr, Deputy Minister Tlapa discussed bilateral issues, cooperation of Egypt with the European Union, regional development as well as other issues of mutual interest, e.g. migration and terrorism. Deputy Minister Tlapa held talks also with Deputy Ministers of Industry and Trade and Military Production. Practical steps to enhance economic and trade cooperation were highlighted at all the meetings. At the closing of his programme in Cairo, Deputy Minister Tlapa met with representatives of Egyptian companies active in the Czech Republic and representatives of Czech companies that do business in Egypt.            

Deputy Minister Tlapa in Sudan and Egypt

Deputy Minister Tlapa in Sudan and Egypt