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President Sisi’s visit to China

Tuesday، 23 December 2014 - 12:00 AM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi paid an official visit to China from 22 to 25 December 2014, within a new approach towards, China, one of the greatest economic and military powers and one of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council.

President Sisi made a number of tours abroad, during the first six months after assuming power, including the US as he attended the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York , Russia, France and Germany along with a number of Arab and African countries to restore Egypt's effective regional and international role as well as discussing a number of important issues topped by fighting terrorism together with economic and military cooperation.

The president led during his China visit a delegation carrying an investment map. He invited Beijing to participate in the economic conference that will be held in Egypt next March. Egypt seeks to cooperate with China in electricity, energy and transport sectors as well as other various sectors that contribute to achieving mutual interests. 

President Sisi has concluded his visit of China after touring the key industrial city of Sichuan. Sisi urged Chinese companies in Sichuan to seek investment opportunities in Egypt and called for promoting tourism from the city to Egypt.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi witnessed the signing ceremony of 26 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) between the Egyptian government and a number of Chinese companies.

Under the agreements, the Chinese companies will carry out several projects in the fields of electricity, renewable and new energy with the use of coal and generating electricity in the Nile River.

They will also renovate the railways, establish high-speed train between Alexandria and Aswan, develop one of the ports, set up a factory in Behira governorate to transfer rice straw into paper and launch flights between Egyptian and Chinese cities.

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