• Article // Mar 11, 2015
    Samer Atallah
    On March 13, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will inaugurate the Egypt Economic Development Conference in the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh. The main objective of the conference is to put Egypt back on the world investment map. Sisi’s government is aiming to achieve a target of $60 billion of foreign investment in the coming five years. This ambitious amount would close Egypt’s resource gap and would generate sufficient growth to absorb growing unemployment.
  • Politics among MENA countries have long been complicated by entrenched, competing interests, both foreign and abroad, which have shaped the development of the region.