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South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa looking forward to meeting Sisi: Egypt cabinet

Ahram Online , Saturday 25 May 2019
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Ramaphosa takes the oath of office at his inauguration as South African president on Saturday 25 May 2019 (Photo: Reuters)
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Newly elected South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Saturday that he is looking forward to meeting Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi soon in order to discuss ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, according to MENA.

Ramaphosa made the remarks during a meeting with Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on the sidelines of the newly elected president’s inauguration ceremony. 

Madbouly led Egypt's delegation to the inauguration ceremony on behalf of El-Sisi.

The prime minister conveyed El-Sisi's greetings to Ramaphosa, stressing the importance of boosting cooperation between the two countries during the coming period, said cabinet spokesman Nader Saad.

The Egyptian participation in the inauguration ceremony, according to the cabinet, comes within the framework of Egypt’s keenness to consolidate its relations with African countries.

Ramaphosa's inauguration ceremony was held at Loftus Versfeld stadium in the capital, Pretoria. after he was elected earlier this month with a majority of 57.5 percent of the vote. 

He is the country's fifth democratically elected president since apartheid ended in 1994.

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