16 October 2019 02:25 PM

Mozambican President wraps up two-day official visit to Cairo

Sunday، 23 June 2019 - 04:57 PM

Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi left on Sunday 23/6/2019, wrapping up a two-day official visit to Egypt.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had talks with Nyusi on means of boosting bilateral relations at the various levels, as well as activating existing mechanisms of cooperation between the two countries, topped by the joint committee.

The talks took up promoting economic relations and trade exchange between Egypt and Mozambique.

Backing the economic development efforts of the southeastern African country in the domain of upgrading the infrastructure, through benefiting from Egyptian know-how in this sphere, figured high during the talks.

Also, developing cooperation in the sectors of agriculture, fish farming, health, communication and transport was tackled during the talks.

The two sides addressed the latest regional and African developments in light of Egypt's chairmanship of the African Union.

They agreed on continued cooperation to execute developmental goals in various fields in line with the AU’s Agenda 2063, along with focusing on continental projects of priority to African countries.

They also agreed on boosting African mechanisms for reconstruction and development following conflicts, intensifying efforts in fighting terrorism and extremism, as well as supporting peace and security in the continent.

Both leaders signed a number of memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on political consultations, exemption of diplomatic passports from entry requirements, and agricultural cooperation and food security.

The Mozambican president attended on Friday the opening ceremony of the AFCON at Cairo International Stadium.

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