Egypt's Sisi discusses cooperation with DR Congo and Mauritius leaders

Ahram Online , MENA , Monday 20 Jan 2020

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah Fattah El-Sisi during his meeting with Mauritius'Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah Fattah El-Sisi discussed on Monday in London means to boost cooperation with leaders of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mauritius.

The discussions were held on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment summit, the Egyptian presidency said.

President El-Sisi met with his Congolese counterpart, President Félix Tshisekedi, in London where he expressed how much Egypt was keen to coordinate cooperation efforts between the two countries.

Egypt is ready to provide all possible support and assistance to the DR Congo, El-Sisi stressed.

He also praised stances taken by the Congo in support of Egypt on the Nile water issue, stressing that Egypt will spare no effort to support the Congolese people on the political and developmental levels.

Tshisekedi voiced his country's keenness on boosting relations with Egypt in different developmental fields. He also lauded El-Sisi's efforts to reinforce joint African action and maintain Congo's stability during Egypt's presidency of the African Union.

Meanwhile, El-Sisi stressed In his meeting with the Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth that Egypt is keen on boosting relations with Mauritius in the fields of trade exchange and building skills, the Egyptian presidency said.

Jugnauth valued his country's relations with Egypt, stressing his keenness on boosting such relations in different fields.

He also thanked Egypt for its supportive stances with his country at regional and international forums as current president of the African Union.

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