On behalf of Egypt’s Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Trade and Industry Amr Nassar opened the 25th edition of Al-Ahram Indoors (The Furniture and Decoration Show), which was attended by chairman of Al-Ahram Corporation Abdel-Mohsen Salama and a number of top officials.
Al-Ahram Indoors kicked off on Thursday and will last till 8 September at the Cairo International Convention Centre with the participation of 50 companies in all fields relating to furniture and decoration.
“Improving the exhibition system is one of the Ministry of Trade's priorities, as this is key to boosting Egyptian exports in international markets and helping improve the quality of the commodities and products traded in the domestic market as well as increase their competitiveness,” Nassar said.
Nassar added that the trade ministry is eager to improve the furniture industry given that it is one of Egypt’s most promising. The minister said that the Furniture City in Damietta will develop Egypt’s furniture industry by increasing furniture exports to the global market and therefore provide job opportunities for Egyptian youth.
Meanwhile, chairman of Al-Ahram Corporation Abdel-Mohsen Salama said that excellent decor and furniture companies are participating in the exhibition with attractive prices and offers.
“It is one of the most important furniture and decor exhibitions held in Egypt and the Middle East,” he added.