EgSA Hosts Delegates from the Czech Republic to Foster Space Collaboration

(From L–R) Ms Jana Havlíková, Deputy Minister of Science, Research, and Innovation of the Czech Republic and Dr Sherif Sedky, EgSA’s Chief Executive Officer. Source: EgSA

According to reports by the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA), Dr Sherif Sedky, Chief Executive Officer of the agency, hosted delegates from the Czech Republic at the agency’s headquarters in Cairo, Egypt. The delegates included Ms Jana Havlíková, Deputy Minister of Science, Research, and Innovation of the Czech Republic; His Excellency Ivan Yukl, Ambassador of the Czech Republic; Jiří Drahoš, the First Deputy Speaker of the Czech Republic.

Source: EgSA

The visit aimed to initiate discussions on strengthening cooperation in space exploration and technology exchange and gain insights into the Egyptian Space Agency’s space science and technology initiatives.

During the visit, Dr Sedky highlighted the potential for collaboration between the two countries and elaborated on the agency’s objectives, capabilities, and role within Africa. He underscored the importance of leveraging joint projects to address shared needs in satellite applications and space entrepreneurship.

Ms Havlíková commended the invitation and expressed optimism about future collaborations, given the Czech Republic’s strong network of institutions and companies engaged in space science technology. Ambassador Yukel echoed this sentiment, suggesting possibilities for joint efforts, including participation in the New Space Horizons Conference in September.