India & Egypt to strengthen strategic partnership, assures PM Narendra Modi

India & Egypt to strengthen strategic partnership, assures PM Narendra Modi

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New Delhi, India: Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Narendra Modi, hosted a joint press conference with the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Eh-Sisi. During the event, PM Modi stated both countries would work together to increase cooperation to form a strategic partnership.

PM Narendra Modi stated that the cooperation between our defence forces would also be enhanced and strengthened to increase the exchange of intel and information for counter-terrorism. In his remarks, PM Modi added that cross-border terrorism would also be tackled with strong actions by the defence forces of both nations; India and Egypt share a common concern about terrorism which would be controlled through mutual cooperation.

Prime Minister of India was quoted saying that the Indian government has decided to develop a long-standing relationship and framework for future cooperation with Egypt in the sectors of economics, politics, security and science. According to the reports by the various media channels, along with the joint conference, both leaders signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

The MoU was focused on sectors like Information Technology (IT), security, youth matters and broadcasting. The release and exchange of commemorative postage stamps were also attended by the Prime Minister of India and the President of Egypt. The motive behind this was to mark the completion of 75 years of bilateral diplomatic ties between both countries. The commemorative postal stamp was shared between the Communications and Information Technology Minister of Egypt, Amr Ahmed Samih Talaat and the Railways and Communications and Electronics and Information Technology of India Union Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw.

According to the local media of India, the President of Egypt, EL Sisi, is on a three-day official visit to New Delhi. He reached the capital city of India on Tuesday and was invited by the government as the Chief Guest for Republic Day Parade 2023. President Sisi was welcomed as Guard of Honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan of India and was greeted by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu.