The General Authority of Suez Canal Economic Zone’s (SCZONE) Chairman Waleid Gamal El-Dein has met with a business delegation from the Czech Republic, in the presence of the Czech Ambassador, Ivan Jukl, at the Authority’s headquarters in the New Administrative Capital.
The meeting was held to discuss ways of cooperation between the SCZONE and the Czech business community, in areas of common interest, especially in the field of green fuel, to which the economic zone pays great attention. This in addition to examining aspects of cooperation in a number of other industrial and service sectors.
Gamal El-Dein explained the potential of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, which makes it a crossroads for global trade routes and a home for various types of industries needed by adjacent markets, especially European markets.
Moreover, Gamal El-Dein stated that the targeted industrial and service sectors have been carefully studied to meet the needs of neighboring markets. This is in addition to the external promotional tours carried out by the economic zone to deepen cooperation in the field of green fuel with European Union (EU) countries to accelerate the pace of work and ensure the effectiveness of the efforts made in this field, especially with the capabilities and advantages that the region has to serve green fuel projects.
On another level, Jukl expressed his happiness with the warm reception and his appreciation for the efforts made in the Suez Canal Economic Zone in green fuel projects. He also praised cooperation with major international companies in this sector, which contributes to providing the European markets’ needs for green hydrogen.
During the meeting, Jukl presented the representative of the Czech Hydrogen Technology Platform (HYTEP), which is one of the largest international companies that has been involved in the field of hydrogen industries since 2007, and became an honorary member of the International Hydrogen Organization in the year Hydrogen Europe (2020).