Minister of Emigration Soha Gendy joined by Tunisian Minister of Employment and Vocational Training Nasreddine Nsibi, discussed means to boost cooperation in the fields of coordinating the immigration policies in North Africa and the link between immigration and development, in addition to linking the migrants with their countries.
In a statement on Thursday, the Ministry of Emigration said that the meeting tackled ways of exchanging expertise in the field of combating illegal immigration and securing safe alternatives for youths.
Gendy reviewed Egypt’s experience in combating illegal migration, tackling a number of initiatives launched by the ministry to provide safe alternatives.
She pointed out the cooperation efforts between the ministries, international institutions, NGOs, and international institutions of qualifying youth, asserting the success of the strategy of sustainable contact with the Egyptian ex-pats, supporting the national economy, and pumping more investments.
The Minister also praised the distinguished bilateral ties and the strength of the Egyptian-Tunisian historic ties.
For his part, Nsibi asserted his keenness on meeting the Egyptian Minister during his first visit to Egypt to discuss means to boost cooperation and open new horizons for youth to gain more expertise and migrate in a systematic way, adding that the Arab youth need the cooperation of the institutions to provide alternatives for illegal migration.
He stated that Egypt and Tunisia exert strenuous efforts to raise awareness of youth and increase their technical and cultural expertise to make them capable of merging in different communities and cultures.
Concluding the meeting, both sides agreed on the importance of exchanging expertise in technical education and vocational training to meet the needs of the work market and provide safer immigration opportunities.