President Mohamed Morsi and a ministerial delegation departed from Cairo Airport for Russia on Thursday morning, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reports.
The delegation includes Minister of Investment Osama Saleh, Minister of Petroleum Osama Kamal, Minister of Agriculture Salah Abdel Moemen, and Minister of Electricity and Energy Ahmed Imam.
President Morsi will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the coastal city of Sochi.
The ministers will discuss cooperation in the fields of investment, petrol, agriculture, electricity and energy.
On 23 February, Russia's largest independent natural gas producer, Novatek, decided to exit the Egyptian market and end its production activities due to the country's political instability and deteriorating security situation, said Anatoliy Chomachka, a diplomatic representative at the Russian embassy in Cairo.