Sisi received Germany's St. George Order
Monday، 27 January 2020 - 10:40 AM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has received the Semper Opera Ball's Dresden Order of St. George, in recognition of his efforts to achieve security, stability and development in Egypt.
A German delegation led by Semperopernball's manager Hans-Joachim Frye handed over the medal to President Sisi during a meeting here on Sunday 26/1/2020, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.
The award comes in recognition of President Sisi's strenuous efforts in different fields over the past years, notably his endeavors to regain security and stability to Egypt, amid a highly-volatile region, as well as his key role in attaining Africa's aspirations for development, the spokesman quoted Hans-Joachim as saying.
The German delegation members commended Cairo's tireless efforts to counter illegal migration, which greatly contributed to strengthening Europe's security and stability, the spokesman said.
They also lauded President Sisi's efforts to spread the culture of peaceful coexistence, acceptance of others and freedom of belief and tolerance, the spokesman added.
The German group said they look forward to fostering cooperation with Egypt in the area of culture, through organizing a number of cultural events in cooperation with the new opera house at the New Administrative Capital and the Grand Egyptian Museum.
On his part, President Sisi said he is grateful for being granted the Order of St. George, which clearly reflects the great progress achieved in relations between Egypt and Germany in recent years at all levels.
The president welcomed the strengthening of cooperation between the Semperopernball and Egyptian cultural edifices due to open in 2020.