During the meeting, Fadel voiced the ministry’s readiness to work on a comprehensive plan to develop the aviation sector in South Sudan, including the infrastructure of airports, the navigation system, air cargo as well as training of humanitarian cadres.
Talks also pored over establishing an aviation company with joint investments between Egypt and South Sudan.
During the meeting, Fadel extended an invitation to his counterpart in South Sudan to discuss joint projects and voiced readiness to visit South Sudan as soon as possible.
The ambassador, on his part, said he viewed Egypt as a natural extension of Sudan and said he considers EgyptAir as the national carrier of South Sudan.
He said his country is seeking to draw on Egypt’s expertise in developing the infrastructure of Juba airport.