Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.
India and Egypt are two of the oldest civilizations. Long known for its pyramids, Egypt is the largest Arab country and one of India’s most important trading partners in the African continent.
Cairo is the capital city of Egypt. Located on the banks of Nile river, Cairo is Africa’s largest city and a large destination for the tourists.
Cairo and Alexandria are the most important commercial centers. Most of the importers, exporters, and wholesalers have offices in one or both of these cities.
The currency is Egyptian pound and Arabic is the spoken language.
Egypt has been a member of WTO since June 1995 and a member of GATT since May 1970.