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Sisi to discuss bilateral relations with Sudan's Al-Bashir in October meeting

The two presidents will discuss the possibility of holding a summit meeting with the prime minister of Ethiopia on the dam issue

Ahram Online , Tuesday 30 Aug 2016
Sisi and Al-Bashir
A file photo of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (R) meets Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir in Cairo October 18, 2014. (Photo: Reuters)
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Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in media statements on Tuesday that Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir will meet his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo in October, MENA news agency reported.

According to Sudanese foreign ministry spokesperson Qarib Allah Khader, the two presidents will meet in Cairo on 5 October to discuss bilateral relations, reported Sudan’s Al-Sudany newspaper.

Khader added that the two presidents will discuss the possibility of holding a summit meeting with the prime minister of Ethiopia about the developments in the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue.

Last week, President El-Sisi stated in a lengthy interview in Egyptian state-owned newspapers that the negotiations on the technical studies into the impact of the GERD were progressing and that they were reassuring for Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia.

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