Egyptian President and Emir of Qatar agree on the need to strengthen bilateral cooperation

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed that the visit of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hadd Al Thani, represents the progress observed in Egyptian-Qatari relations and strengthens the development path of bilateral relations between the two countries.

The President of Egypt today received the Emir of Qatar at the Federal Palace in Cairo, where an official reception ceremony was held, two national anthems were played and a guard of honor was lined up.

A spokesman for the Egyptian presidency said the meeting “was one-to-one talks followed by extended discussions involving delegations from the two countries, where the Egyptian President welcomed the Emir of Qatar and congratulated him on his anniversary of coming to power.” in the State of Qatar”, emphasizing that this visit “embodies what is observed in the Egyptian-Qatari relations in terms of progress and strengthening the course of development of bilateral relations between the two countries in the coming period in all areas, within the interests of the two brotherly countries and peoples, and also in the light of the sincere mutual intentions of the two sides.

For his part, Prince Tamim bin Hamad thanked the President of Egypt for the warm welcome and hospitality and expressed his country’s gratitude to the leadership and people of Egypt, especially in light of his key role in solving Arab problems and his efforts to strengthen Arab solidarity in general. levels, as well as the wise policy pursued by Egypt under the leadership of Mr. President at all domestic, regional and international levels.

The Emir of the State of Qatar also confirmed his country’s readiness to continue mutual steps to promote and strengthen various mechanisms of bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries in the coming period by maximizing Qatari investment in Egypt and using the wide investment opportunities available, appreciating in this context the contribution of the Egyptian community to the process construction and development in Qatar in various fields.

It was decided to develop bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various fields, especially in the energy and agricultural sectors, in addition to investment cooperation and the intensification of trade exchanges, especially with regard to increasing the flow of all Qatari investments to Egypt, in light of its service to the common interests of the two brotherly countries.

The spokesman added that the meeting also discussed regional developments, as the two leaders agreed on the need for unification and concerted efforts by the Arab countries, as well as strengthening joint coordination between the two countries to overcome the various crises experienced by the Arab countries. countries of the region.

With regard to the development of the Palestinian issue, the Emir of Qatar praised Egypt’s ongoing efforts to rebuild the Gaza Strip, and opinions agreed on the importance of working to revive the peace process to achieve a just and comprehensive solution to the Palestinian issue. in such a way as to guarantee the legitimate rights of the brotherly Palestinian people in accordance with international legality.

They also considered ways to overcome the negative consequences of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis for the world economy, the prospects for joint cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremist ideology, and noted the importance of intensifying the efforts of the international community to counter this phenomenon. is emphasized within an integrated strategy that includes consideration of the intellectual and development aspects, as well as confronting security.

Source: RT

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