Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi received on Tuesday Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain; Abdullah II bin Al Hussein, King of Jordan; and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, at the presidential palace in New Alamein.
The meeting dealt with brotherly relations between the four countries and various aspects of joint cooperation at bilateral, regional, and international levels, according to the presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady.
In the meantime, the UAE announced the allocation of an investment fund of $10bn for joint projects with Egypt and Jordan through the Abu-Dhabi based ADQ to support and accelerate projects.
Discussions between the Arab leaders witnessed an exchange of views on enhancing various aspects of regional relations and making optimal use of all available areas to enhance cooperation between them.
Moreover on Tuesday, President Al-Sisi met Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, to discuss bilateral relations and deal with issues of mutual interest.
Rady stated that President Al-Sisi welcomed the distinguished guests of Egypt in a special fraternal meeting, expressing the appreciation and affection that Egypt’s leadership and people have for brother Arab countries.
In June, Egypt, the UAE, and Jordan launched the Integrated Industrial Partnership Initiative for sustainable economic development in Abu Dhabi.
Meanwhile, Egypt, Iraq, and Jordan have intensified their trilateral collaboration over the past few years to enhance strategic relations between the three countries.
Moreover, Egypt, Jordan, and Iraq have expanded their trilateral cooperation mechanism launched in 2019 in several fields, including energy, industry, agriculture, transport, food security, infrastructure, and investment.