Al-Sisi discusses bilateral, regional issues with UAE’s FM 

Daily News Egypt
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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met with Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan — Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE — on Sunday to discuss bilateral relations and regional affairs. 

Also in attendance were FM Sameh Shoukry, CEO of Abu Dhabi Holding Mohamed Hassan Al-Suwaidi, and the UAE’s Ambassador in Cairo Maryam Al-Kaabi.

During the meeting, the president stressed the significance of Egyptian-Emirati relations, which have spanned decades since the era of the late Sheikh Zayed Al-Nahyan, who contributed to the consolidation of these fateful relations, praising the UAE’s support for Egypt in many historical milestones.

Meanwhile, Abdullah bin Zayed stressed his country’s keenness to strengthen and consolidate strategic relations with Egypt to achieve the common interests of the two countries and peoples and enhance security and stability in the region, especially in light of Egyptian efforts to maintain peace and security at the regional level during the current delicate stage.

Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady explained that the meeting also covered ways to enhance bilateral relations at various levels — especially at the economic level — and increasing Emirati investments in several fields in Egypt, especially energy, transportation, ports, and tourism.

Moreover, the meeting also addressed the latest regional developments and issues of common concern, where the president stressed the importance and vitality of the role played by the UAE in dealing with the challenges facing the Arab nation.

Finally, the Emirati FM praised Egypt’s pivotal role in the region as a fundamental pillar for the security and stability of the Arab world. He also praised Egypt’s keenness to strengthen solidarity among Arab countries and advance joint Arab action.

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