President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received at Ittihadia Palace the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, who is on a state visit to Egypt, the first of its kind.
A spokesman for the Presidency Counselor Ahmed Fahmy said the two leaders held talks at the summit level, during which they confirmed the distinct joint historical relations between the two countries and the mutual commitment to pushing them to broader horizons across various fields, especially through intensifying mutual visits by senior officials from the two countries.
The Indian prime minister’s visit to Egypt follows the state visit President El-Sisi made to New Delhi in January. It also coincides with the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Egypt and India.
The meeting touched on ways to enhance bilateral relations across many fields, mainly communications and information technology, pharmaceutical industries, vaccines, higher education, and new and renewable energy including green hydrogen, in addition to tourism and culture through direct flights between Cairo and New Delhi.