(AGI) Milan, Oct 19 - The President of the Republic of Egypt,Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, and Eni's Chief Executive Officer ClaudioDescalzi, met on Sunday in Cairo to discuss Eni's activities inthe country. Eni's CEO presented President Al-Sisi with thedevelopment plan for the Zohr field. The parties confirmedtheir joint commitment to accelerate the production start-up ofthe field. They also discussed the possibility of establishinga gas hub in the eastern Mediterranean Sea aimed at making theEgyptian transport and export facilities available for othernearby discoveries. Eni has been present in Egypt since 1954operating through its subsidiary IEOC, a company that hasalways been a pioneer in exploring and exploiting gas resourcesin Egypt since the discovery of the Abu Maadi Field in 1967.Eni is the main hydrocarbon producer in Egypt, with a dailyequity production of about 190,000 barrels of oil equivalent. .