Egypt Gold & HRD Antwerp Sign MoU On Educational Programmes
Under the auspices of the Egyptian Minister of Education, Dr. Tarek Shawki, the luxury jewellery brand Egypt Gold and HRD Antwerp signed an MoU at Egypt Gold School for Applied Technology based in Obour city. Dr. Hala Al-Said, Minister of Planning and Economic Development; Nivene Gamea, Minister of Industry and Trade; and the Belgian Ambassador in Cairo also attended the signing ceremony.
Under the agreement, HRD Antwerp will sponsor a set of educational programmes in relation to diamond and gemstone assessment, besides founding HRD's first office in Egypt that will be their main office across the Middle East and Africa.
Rafaat Nassar, Board Member of Egypt Gold, said, “This agreement marks a new milestone in our strong partnership with HRD. Given the strategic position of the Egyptian market, the agreement will strongly impact the entire jewellery industry in Egypt and the entire region on numerous levels”.
In the same context, Ellen Joncheere, CEO of HRD Antwerp, commented, “At HRD Antwerp we believe that forming partnership with leading companies in the industry such as Egypt Gold is of capital importance to safeguard consumer confidence throughout the jewellery and diamond pipeline now and in the future.”