File Photo: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi meeting with Iraqi President Fuad Masum on the sidelines of the November 2015 climate change conference that took place in Paris (Photo: Egyptian Presidency)
Iraqi President Fuad Masum arrived on Monday in his first official visit to Cairo for bilateral talks with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, MENA reported.
The visit, which comes following an invitation by El-Sisi, is expected to last for three days.
In a welcoming ceremony, El-Sisi greeted the Iraqi president at the Ittihadeya presidential palace.
Masum is accompanied by a delegation including the Iraqi national security and agriculture ministers as well as a number of presidential advisers.
During their three-day visit, the delegation is expected to meet Egypt's parliament speaker Ali Abdel-Al as well as Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed El-Tayeb.