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Egypt's Sisi arrives in China's Hangzhou for G20 Summit

The Egyptian president’s participation in the upcoming summit is the first for Egypt since the summit was first held in 2008

Ahram Online , Saturday 3 Sep 2016
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File Photo: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, center, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, second from left, review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 (Photo: AP)
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Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi arrived in China's Hangzhou for the G20 Summit where Egypt is a guest of honour, Ahram Arabic website reported.

El-Sisi will participate as a guest in the 2016 G20 Summit at the invitation of Chinese president and summit chairman Xi Jinping, a first for Egypt since the first summit was held in 2008.

Egypt and China have taken recent steps to increase cooperation and investment in a number of fields.

In January, the Chinese president visited Egypt and signed a number of cooperation deals in the transportation, power generation and civil aviation sectors worth $15 billion.

El-Sisi arrived to China from India, where he held talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, signed a maritime transportation agreement between Egypt and India, visited the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi and met with US Secretary of State John Kerry, who was also visiting at the time.

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