New Delhi: Egyptian President Abdel Badak Al-Sisi, who is participating as a special guest in the Republic Day of India, arrived in India yesterday. President Drabupati Murmu and Prime Minister Modi gave a warm welcome.
Later, Prime Minister Modi and Al-Sisi held talks. The central government said:
Both sides unanimously agreed that terrorism has become the biggest threat to humanity. Following this, the two leaders agreed to work together to take concrete steps to end cross-border terrorism.
Also, 5 agreements were signed between the two countries for cooperation in the fields of culture, information technology, cyber security, youth affairs and broadcasting.
It has been decided to increase bilateral trade to Rs.1 lakh crore in the next 5 years. Both sides agreed to facilitate seamless and expeditious exchange of information related to terrorism and intelligence to further enhance inter-security cooperation.
Al-Sisi has expressed his desire to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to encourage the arrival of Indian tourists to Egypt.
The most influential Arab leader is Egypt’s President al-Sisi (68). He arrived in India yesterday on a three-day visit and will attend the Republic Day celebrations today as a special chief guest.
This is the first time that an Egyptian president has been invited as a special guest for India’s Republic Day celebrations. India is keen to further strengthen its relationship with Egypt, which has been working closely with Arab and African countries.
This was stated by the central government.
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