On August 11th, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo, Egypt. During the meeting, the two discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues, including cooperation in the fields of trade, investment, energy, science and technology, health, and culture.
The two leaders also discussed ways to further enhance the political and economic ties between India and Egypt. Dr. Jaishankar highlighted the strong partnership between the two countries and reaffirmed India’s commitment to its long-term partnership with Egypt.
The Indian External Affairs Minister also expressed India’s support for Egypt’s efforts to achieve stability and development in the region. The two leaders also discussed ways to collaborate in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
The talks between Dr. Jaishankar and President El-Sisi come as India and Egypt mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. India and Egypt have a long-standing relationship and have been cooperating on a number of regional and global issues in the past.