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Presidential Activity January 2019

Sunday، 03 February 2019 - 01:14 PM

During January 2019, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi witnessed the inauguration ceremony of El Fattah El Alim Mosque and the Nativity of the Christ Cathedral in the New Administrative Capital and also attended the launch ceremony of "Nour Hayah" initiative.

At the external level, President Sisi received the heads and senior officials from several countries to discuss ways to strengthen relations in various fields and to identify the Egyptian vision on the latest developments in the regional and international arena.

Also, the President headed for Amman for summit talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan that fall within the framework of constant bilateral consultations and coordination.

President's meetings with officials


January 2: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ordered the government to continue oil exploration as part of the state's efforts to make the utmost use of Egypt's petroleum resources. This came during the President's meeting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Tariq el-Mulla.

January 2: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi gave his directive during a meeting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel Ghaffar to maintain the efforts necessary for improving higher education and pushing forward the academic level at Egyptian universities and institutes.

January 8: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during his meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker issued directives to the government to finalize new electrical power projects and upgrade the current ones on time in a way that ensures meeting increased consumption and improving the services provided to citizens nationwide.

January 8: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during a meeting with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Executive Director of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) Neven Gamea asserted that the state pays great attention to the sector of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), for its key role in development.

January 12: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during a meeting with the prime minister, the New Valley governor and a raft of ministers ordered the establishment of an integrated automated building grouping all governmental bodies in the New Valley governorate.

January 14: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with the committee responsible for developing Montazah district in Alexandria, giving orders to proceed with a comprehensive development of the area. More


January 14: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi during a meeting with Tourism Minister Rania el Mashat and Presidential Assistant for National and Strategic Projects Sherif Ismail ordered carrying out structural reforms of the tourism sector to ensure sustainable development. More

Field Tours

January 6: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi witnessed the inauguration ceremony of El Fattah El Alim Mosque and the Nativity of the Christ Cathedral in the New Administrative Capital. More


January 22: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated the Golden Jubilee the Cairo International Book Fair. More


January 23: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended celebrations of the 67th Police Day anniversary. More


January 26: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi visited the arts and culture city at the New Administrative Capital. More


January 26: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi attended the launch ceremony of "Nour Hayah" initiative. More

Foreign officials


President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Sisi stressed Egypt's continued efforts to restore the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.

17/1/2019: South Sudan President's visit

South Sudan President Salva Kiir Mayardit arrived on Wednesday 16/1/2019 in an official two-day visit to Egypt for talks with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s speech in press conference with President of South Sudan

27/1/2019: Sudanese President Visit

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi receives his Sudanese counterpart Omar Bashir who embarks on a one-day visit to Egypt.

Joint Press Conference of President El-Sisi and Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir

28/1/2019: French President Visit



President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his spouse received at Ittihadiya Palace French President Emmanuel Marcon and his spouse as part of their three-day visit to Egypt.

Phone Calls

5/1/2019: Sisi phones US President

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his US counterpart Donald Trump held phone talks Tuesday on ways of boosting bilateral relations and the latest developments on the Middle East.

The two leaders stressed the importance of continuing to activate cooperation in a number of areas, especially the military field and efforts to confront terrorism and extremist thought, in light of the common challenges and strategic relations binding the two friendly countries, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.

They also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and joint efforts to restore stability in the region, with the aim of reaching political solutions to the existing crises, especially in Libya, Syria and Yemen.

Trump hailed Egypt's regional and international moves in this regard, the spokesman added.

Sisi also reviewed the Egyptian efforts in the fight against terrorism, stressing Egypt's determination to uproot terrorism.

He also affirmed the importance of continued coordination and cooperation with the US to support those efforts.

5/1/2019: Sisi phones Kuwait Emir

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday phoned Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.

17/1/2019: Sisi received a phone call from President of the European Council Donald Tusk


President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call from President of the European Council Donald Tusk as they discussed a set of issues of common interest including efforts to counter terrorism and illegal immigration.

20/1/2019: French President Emmanuel Macron calls Sisi



President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received a phone call from French President Emmanuel Macron as they considered how to cement bilateral relations at all levels.

President's Foreign Visits

13/1/2019: President Sisi visit to Jordan


President Abdel Fattah El Sisi headed for Amman for summit talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan that fall within the framework of constant bilateral consultations and coordination.


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