Joint Commissions

The Joint Committee between Egypt and Romania

Historical Background

Egyptian-Romanian economic, scientific and technical relations are regulated by the Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Agreement signed  in February 2007, replacing the Agreement signed in November 2004. The new Agreement aims to follow up economic developments on the global arena, as well as Romania's membership in the European Union since 2007, under which the Egyptian-Romanian Joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation is held.

Sessions Held

Number of sessions: one session (within the framework of the Agreement for Economic Cooperation signed in 2007).
N.B. nineteen sessions of the Joint Commission were held within the framework of previous economic cooperation agreements 
The first session was held in Cairo in March 1972.

Important Recommendations /Agreements Signed at the Last Session:

The last session was held in September 2010.
 The following deeds were signed:
A Protocol on bilateral cooperation in the fields of trade and industry, investment, oil and mining, telecommunications and information technology, tourism, health and medicine, agriculture, water resources and irrigation, electricity, culture, transport and youth.
The Commission focused on the means of developing and boosting bilateral relations in a number of fields, especially in river and maritime transport and maintenance of railway equipment and machines. The Romanian side expressed its interest in cooperating with Egypt in the field of oil through tripartite cooperation with an Arab state.