Eritrean president’s visit
Tuesday، 09 January 2018 - 12:47 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afwerki who started on Tuesday 9/1/2018 a two-day visit to Egypt.
Afwerki was given an official welcome at the Presidential Palace.
The two presidents held a tete-a-tete session of talks to be followed by a plenary session grouping the delegations of both sides.
During a meeting, President Sisi asserted Egypt's keenness on boosting strategic cooperation with Eritrea in all fields.
Sisi stressed the importance of implementing joint cooperation projects in the fields of agriculture, electricity, health and trade.
He also praised high-level coordination between the two countries at international forums to solve regional issues and face common threats, atop of which is terrorism.
Afwerki, for his part, hailed the leading role played by Egypt in the region and its keenness to achieve development in Africa.
He also voiced his country's desire to intensify cooperation with Egypt in all fields in favor of the two countries' interests.