Egypt keen on developing relations with Singapore in various fields: FM Shoukry

MENA , Ahram Online , Monday 12 Sep 2022

Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry met with Teo Chee Hean, Singapore’s senior minister and coordinating minister for national security, where he highlighted Egypt’s keenness on developing relations with Singapore in various fields, the Egyptian foreign ministry said on Monday.

Caption : Egypt s Foreign Minister and President Designate of the UN Conference on Climate (COP27) Sameh Shoukry in his meeting on Monday in Cairo with Singaporean Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security and Chairman for the inter-ministerial committee on Climate Change Teo Chee Hean. Photo : Egyptian Foreign Ministry


According to the ministry’s statement, Shoukry lauded the political, economic and cultural relations between the two countries.

The meeting tackled the most important topics on the international climate action agenda, including ongoing preparations for UN Climate Change Conference (COP27), which is set to be held 6-18 November in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Shoukry, who is also the president designate of COP27, said Egypt is looking forward to Singapore’s participation at the conference

The two sides exchanged views on the most important issues at the international level, as well as their impact on global economic stability and ways to achieve stability and security in many conflict areas.

Shoukry visited Singapore in March as a part of an Asian tour where he delivered a message to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, on behalf of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, reflecting Egypt’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations between both countries.

Earlier on Monday, Hean met in Cairo with Minister of Interior Mohamed Tawfik where they discussed boosting security cooperation between the two countries.

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