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Daily News Egypt: Mehleb forms ministerial committee to complete Damietta furniture city

Official Egyptian delegation including Governor of Damietta to visit Italy soon to benefit from their experiences, says Prime Minister.
15.07.15 | Interesting article at Daily News Egypt

The government has formed a ministerial committee comprising of the Ministers of Housing, Manufacturing, and Investment to establish the Damietta city for furniture, according Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb, Monday.

“The project of establishing the Damietta city for furniture is the largest industrial area specialised in the manufacture of furniture and complementary industries in the Middle East, as it is built on 331 acres,” said Mehleb.

He also stressed the importance of the furniture sector’s role as one of Egypt’s most promising industrial sectors, and handcrafted Egyptian furniture products have a good international reputation.

Mehleb demanded that the ministerial committee conduct a market study of the project, on condition that the Damietta governor would be amongst an official Egyptian delegation visiting Italy in the upcoming period. The purpose of that visit is to review the latest achievements and experiences in constructing furniture industry complexes in there, as Italy is famous for this industry.