Minister Nasr approves new regulations to improve investment in Egypt

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr. Photo : RR

Casablanca, Morocco (ADV) – Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr approved a range of regulatory models for various companies in an effort to improve Egypt’s investment climate according to an official statement by the ministry checked by Al Ahram.

Companies included in this approval are joint-stock companies, shareholding companies, limited liability companies and individually-owned enterprises.

The intention of this new regulatory is to gather and comprise all the data and regulations that facilitate the establishment of the aforementioned companies and how the latter could manage their daily processes, the statement said.

Mme. Nasr said that these decisions are the largest issuance of establishment regulations for the purpose of providing procedural ease for investors.

Individually-owned enterprises have been issued before with the intent to motivate individuals working within the informal sector to shift to the formal economy in order to benefit from limited liability as provided by corporate law.

The amendments to Companies Law is considered as one of the cornerstones of the structural reform of economic legislature in order to attract and encourage foreign and domestic investments, as well as contribute to improving the status of Egypt in international atmosphere related to investment, the statement added.

Mme. Nasr also pointed out that such decisions are necessary to comply with international economic legislation in investment, and to modernize processes and procedures.

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