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08 Nov 2021

Mohamed Abdel Wahab, GAFI CEO meets with Tommaso Rodriguez, CEO of Talabat, to discuss the company’s plans to increase its investments in the Egyptian market

​Mohamed Abdel Wahab, GAFI CEO held a meeting with Tommaso Rodriguez, CEO of Talabat, to discuss the company’s plans to increase its investments in the Egyptian market, and to provide innovative solutions to expand its customer base in Egypt, which is the largest market for the company’s activity in the region. In a statement issued today, Monday, Mohamed Abdel Wahab stressed the importance of the company’s role in supporting digital transformation efforts, through the new technologies it offers in this field, which would contribute to attracting more investments. He added that the coming period will witness a qualitative leap in the number of users of electronic services provided by various digital platforms in Egypt, especially in light of the boom the country is witnessing in developing the technological and digital infrastructure. According to the statement, the two sides discussed the future plans of the company inside Egypt in the field of electronic services, as well as benefiting from the Egyptian youth experiences and employing them by supporting small operating companies and encouraging them to expand the provision of their services, in line with the efforts of the state to motivate these companies and help them in marketing their products. The meeting also included discussing the company’s expansion plan to increase its operational capabilities through the establishment of distribution centers called dark stores or new virtual stores in the various governorates of the Republic. In turn, the CEO of Talabat stressed the importance of the Egyptian market, especially in light of the ambitious digital transformation plan that the Egyptian state is implementing. He explained that the company provides more than 2,000 job opportunities along with a group of delivery partners and cooperates with about 12,000 service providers, in addition to the presence of a regional joint service center that supports the company’s customers in Egypt, which provides customer service and restaurant support to all countries in the region.