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Sisi arrives in China to attend G20 Summit

Saturday، 03 September 2016 - 01:11 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived in the Chinese city of Hangzhou on Saturday to attend the G20 Summit, which will start on Sunday.


A guest of honor of the summit, Sisi had been invited by Chinese President Xi Jinping to attend the two-day meetings of the world's top 20 economies. 

Sisi will be taking part in the different sessions of the summit and will make a point of highlighting issues of concern to developing countries.

He will particularly focus on the need to boost international efforts to easily merge developing countries into global economies. 

Sisi will also press for effective support for developing countries in their bids to achieve the 2030 sustainable development goals.

President Xi will hold a working breakfast in honor of Sisi. 

The Egyptian president is scheduled to hold one-on-one meetings with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. 

Themed "Building an innovative, invigorated, interconnected and inclusive world economy," this year's G20 Summit is expected to focus primarily on global economics and finance.

It is also set to take on the concept of sustainable development, as well as climate change and a new world mechanism to fight corruption.

How to establish more effective ways to resist financial risks and promote free trade will likely be brought on the G20 agenda.

 

MENA


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