Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab on Tuesday presided over a meeting of a committee concerned with the participation of the private sector in investment and service projects.
The meeting was attended by ministers of trade and industry, housing, finance, higher education, transport and investment along with officials of some authorities.
Mahlab stressed the importance of the participation of the private sector in carrying out a number of projects in Egypt.
"The government moves to optimally benefiting from the potentials of the private sector to implement these projects," Mahlab said.
The committee agreed to a number of topics, including the establishment of two university hospitals and a blood bank in Alexandria through partnership with the private sector.
It also agreed to offer the first stage of the development project of Safaga mining port (Abu Tartour). The project costs 2.5 billion pounds.