Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will on Thursday for New York to prepare for the participation of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high level meetings.
The first day of the high-level General Debate will be September 24. President Sisi will be among the first heads of state to address the session.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Hafez said the Egyptian participation in the UNGA session will reflect the country's important role in the UN bodies along with its regional role in all relevant issues.
During his visit to the US, President El-Sisi is expected to hold a number of meetings with his counterparts and UN officials on means of developing cooperation relations and issues of common interest.
The president will also take part in a set of important meetings to expound the Egyptian vision regarding a galaxy of regional and international issues.