Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who arrived in India as the chief guest of Republic Day 2023, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks today. Prime Minister Modi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi witnessed the exchange of postage stamps marking the completion of 75 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Meanwhile, India and Egypt agreed on many issues including cyber security. After the talks, both countries issued a joint statement, in which PM Modi said that it is a pleasure for India to have the President of Egypt attend India’s Republic Day. During this, PM Modi said in his address that I welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his delegation to India. Tomorrow the President of Egypt will attend our Republic Day celebrations as the Chief Guest. It is a matter of pride and joy for the whole of India.
Prime Minister Modi further said that today we have also decided to enhance the exchange of counter-terrorist information and intelligence to further strengthen cooperation between our defense industries. This year, India has invited Egypt as the guest country during its Presidency of the G20, which reflects our special friendship. India and Egypt are concerned about terrorism. Both countries agree that strong measures should be taken to prevent cross-border terrorism and we will continue to work together to alert the international community.
What did President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi say
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said in a joint statement that we will participate in the Republic Day tomorrow. There are fraternal relations between the two countries. The talks focused on trade and investment. Told PM Modi about investment measures in Egypt. He said that the two countries also discussed increasing air flights between Cairo and Delhi. Along with this, defense cooperation was also included in today’s conversation. Regional and international issues were also discussed. They discussed the international economic crisis as well as the ideal way to fight terrorism. He thanked PM Modi for inviting him to the G-20.