India and Egypt today held talks on providing new opportunities for investments in IT, education and health, and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral ties.
The talks were held between India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya and Alexandria Governor Mohamed Sultan on the sidelines of celebration the an India Day held in the coastal city of Alexandria.
“We met the Governor in the morning and thanked him for the support provided to Indian investments and to Indians in Alexandria as well as to Indian cultural activities, especially the International Yoga Day,” Bhattacharyya said.
“We discussed new opportunities for investments in IT, education and health. I briefed him on establishment of infrastructure projects, to which he responded very favourably, noting priority in transport and public utilities,” he said.
The film festival was opened with the popular Indian film ‘Om Shanti Om’ starring Shah Rukh Khan. An exhibition on Gandhi is also being organized.