Visit of Netherlands’ Minister of Foreign Affairs to the AOI
Cairo: Thursday 10.05.2018
Chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) Lieutenant General Abdel-Aziz Seif-Eldin cordially received Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Stef Blok and His Excellency Mr. Laurens Westhoff ambassador of Netherlands in Cairo.
The aim of this visit was to share experiences and to become acquainted with the Egyptian technology and the AOI’s activities and future projects in the framework of the cutting-edge knowledge in the protected cultivation.
After veiwing the phases of establishing the greenhouses at the AOI’s headquarters, Netherlands’ Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the role that the AOI plays in manufacturing greenhouses and gained experience through cooperation with Dutch specialists as he asserted enhancing cooperation in the future.
It is noteworthy that a contract has been signed with a Dutch company specialized in greenhouses on approximately 41 feddans. It was agreed to transfer know-how through actual practices of this distinguished experiment in the future of Egyptian agriculture.
The AOI was given lately the international certificate of GAP, Good Agricultural Practice, under which the AOI’s greenhouses products can be exported to the foreign market conforming to the international quality standards.