President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Tuesday that Egypt is keen during its chairmanship of the African Union on reaching Africa's strategic targets in the fields of peace, security and stability, ending conflicts and reaching economic and social development, economic integration and regional inclusion as well as activating the continental free trade zone and the African Union's financial and institutional reform.
During talks with his Ghanaian counterpart Nana Akufo-Addo, President El-Sisi praised the profound historical ties between Egypt and Ghana on the political, economic, security and cultural levels, presidency spokesman Bassam Rady said.
The president hailed the increasing cooperation between the two countries through various partnership programmes and asserted Egypt's keenness on maintaining regular political consultations at the level of foreign ministries and achieving security and stability in Africa.
The Ghanaian president expressed his country's appreciation for the distinguished historical relations with Egypt and praised its pivotal role in the African arena, particularly its current efforts as African Union chair.
He asserted his country's keenness on developing bilateral relations in all fields, especially trade and economic cooperation, he said.
The president also congratulated Egypt on the distinguished and successful organisation of the Africa Cup of Nations.
The talks covered ways to boost bilateral relations and joint African action as well as the latest developments in Sudan and Libya.