29 June 2017 12:48 AM

Egypt's Participation in US-Arab-Islamic Summit

Wednesday، 17 May 2017 - 03:53 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday 13/5/2017 an invitation from Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz to attend the US-Arab-Islamic Summit due to open in Riyadh on May 21 with the participation of US President Donald Trump. Sisi received the invitation during a meeting in Cairo with Saudi Minister Essam bin Saeed.

The Saudi minister said Saudi Arabia is looking forward to Egypt's participation in the Summit, highlighting the depth of the strategic and historic ties binding the two States. The minister underlined Saudi Arabia's keenness on furthering ties at all levels and holding continued consultations with Egypt vis-à-vis the various regional issues.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is hosting leaders and representatives from across the Islamic world and the United States of America to meet for this historic meeting on May 20-21, 2017. United under a single vision – Together We Prevail – this highly anticipated event, the first of its kind in history, will renew our mutual commitment to global security and further strengthen already deep business, cultural and political ties.

The Summit will strengthen the historical ties through joint efforts of tolerance and cooperation, and the foundations that have set for a promising new start for a bright future for all.

Goals of the Summit

The Summit aims to unite the world's forces to combat extremism and terrorism. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is working together with the United States and the Islamic world for improving the living standards of the nation, strengthening their common economies and working with the principle of "tolerance and partnership uniting us and a common vision for the future is our path for success".

Agenda of the Summit

On 13/5/2017, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received an invitation from Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz to attend the US-Arab-Islamic Summit due to open in Riyadh on May 21 with the participation of US President Donald Trump. Sisi received the invitation during a meeting in Cairo with Saudi Minister Essam bin Saeed.

On 20/5/2017, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi left for Saudi Arabia to attend an Arab-Islamic-American summit that kick off in Riyadh on Sunday 21/5/2017.

On 20/5/2017, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held talks during a visit to Saudi Arabia with Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Kaboré on means of boosting cooperation with all African countries in all domains.

On 20/5/2017, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on bolstering bilateral ties. During the meeting, Sisi expressed Egypt's keenness on promoting bilateral relations and exchanging expertise in the various fields.

On 21/5/2017, US President Donald Trump welcomed President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in his residence in Riyadh on the sidelines of the Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Saudi Arabia.

On 21/5/2017, the Egyptian-US summit held between President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and President Donald Trump tackled strategic relations between Egypt and the United States and efforts to combat terror.

Schedule of the Summit

On 20/5/2017, Visit to King Abdulaziz Historic Museum at Murabba Palace: On his first day in the Kingdom, President Donald Trump will pay a visit to the King Abdulaziz Historical Center, a cultural and civilization landmark highlighting the prominent history of the Arabian Peninsula and its historical message of disseminating Islam. Following a royal tour of the Center, a traditional Saudi dinner will be served in honor of the Kingdom’s distinguished guest at the Murabba Palace.

On 20/5/2017, Saudi-U.S Summit: A series of bilateral meetings between the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and US President Donald Trump will focus on re-affirming the long-standing friendship, and strengthening the close political, economic, security and cultural bonds between the two nations.

On 20/5/2017, Royal Court Art Exhibition at Royal Court: The Exhibition aims at highlighting Saudi Arabia’s contemporary art across several generations, with a particular focus on young artists. It also aims at showcasing the Kingdom’s rich culture through the creative artworks of a number of contemporary artists and encouraging the dialogue between Saudi and American cultures through visual artworks demonstrating the artists’ life experiences.

On 20/5/2017, Saudi-U.S CEO Forum at Four Seasons, Riyadh: Bringing together business leaders from across the Kingdom and the United States, the Saudi-US CEO Forum is a high-level one-day event designed to strengthen KSA-US business relationships by providing a platform to Enhance bi-lateral trade and investment and break down barriers to enable closer economic ties.

On 21/5/2017, GCC-U.S. Summit at King Abdulaziz Convention Center: Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council will meet with the President of the United States to discuss threats to regional security and stability and the building of stronger commercial ties between America and GCC countries.

On 21/5/2017, Arab Islamic American Summit at King Abdulaziz Convention Center: US President Donald Trump and leaders of the world’s Islamic nations will meet to address ways of building more robust and effective security partnerships to counter and prevent the growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism around the globe through promoting tolerance and moderation.

On 21/5/2017, Tweeps 2017: The MiSK Foundation, established by Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to empower Saudi youth, hosts Tweeps 2017 on how people can utilize social media networks to counter extremism and terrorism. President Donald Trump will deliver a keynote speech. Other renowned politicians will also participate, including Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Adel Al-Jubeir and H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs. Other speakers will discuss social media’s impact on religion, women’s leadership and community resilience through sport.

On 21/5/2017, Global Centre For Combating Extremist Ideology Inauguration at Nasiriya Palace: The Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (GCEII) counters and prevents the spread of extremist ideology through promoting moderation, compassion and supporting the dissemination of positive dialogue. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and US President Donald Trump will inaugurate the GCEII and discuss its important contribution to the fight against extremism and terrorism.

On 21/5/2017, The Riyadh Forum On Countering Extremism & Fighting Terrorism at King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies: The King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies brings together researchers and institutions to sustain, produce, and disseminate academic work, as well as to enrich the cultural and intellectual life in the Kingdom. Sponsored by the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), the forum will explore the nature of terrorism and the future of extremism.

Official Website of the Summit

 

Statement by H.E. President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah El Sisi at the Arab-Islamic-American Summit




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