Burundi President arrives in Egypt for talks with Sisi

Ahram Online , Tuesday 23 Mar 2021

The visit will see Ndayishimiye meeting El-Sisi for discussions on cooperation and developments in Africa.

Evariste Ndayishimiye
FILE PHOTO: Burundi President-elect Evariste Ndayishimiye attends his inauguration ceremony after the sudden death of predecessor Pierre Nkurunziza, in Gitega, Burundi, June 18, 2020. REUTERS

Burundi President Evariste Ndayishimiye arrived in Cairo on Tuesday for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Ndayishimiye is set to mull bilateral cooperation relations between his country and Egypt, and means to further bolster them in the coming period.

His visit comes days after a high-level delegation from the Burundian presidency arrived Egypt on Sunday through Ethiopia ahead of the Burundian president’s visit.

Informed sources told Al-Ahram Arabic news website that the delegation will meet with several top Egyptian officials to prepare for the visit which will see Ndayishimiye meeting El-Sisi for discussions on cooperation and developments in Africa. 

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