16 September 2019 04:41 AM

Mutual Visits

Monday، 20 November 2017 - 12:00 AM

On 3/3/2017, Investment and International Cooperation Minister Sahar Nasr visited Cyprus to attend meetings of an Egyptian-Cypriot cooperation committee. The meetings took up economic, scientific and technical cooperation between Cairo and Nicosia.

On 11/10/2016, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades visited Egypt to attend the fourth session of tripartite summit between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece, and was received by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The two sides discussed means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in a number of fields, including maritime transport, trade exchange, energy, agriculture and tourism.

On 9/8/2016, Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides visited Egypt and was received by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The meeting dealt with the outcomes of the last tripartite summit between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece held in Athens in December 2015 and the implementation of joint projects in a number of areas, including agriculture and fish farming

On 12/4/2016, President of Parliament of Cyprus Yiannakis Umero visited Egypt, and was received by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. The two sides discussed a number of cooperation areas between the two countries in the fields of energy, maritime transport, agriculture and fisheries.

On 6/3/2016, Cypriot Minister of Transport Marios Demetriades visited Egypt and met with Transport Minister. They discussed the cooperation relations in the field of maritime transport and cooperation between the Alexandria Port Authority and the Cypriot Port of Limassol to exchange experiences between Egypt and Cyprus in order to increase the trade exchange movement and contribute to the sustainable development of ports activities in both countries.

On 29/4/2015: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arrived in Nicosia. He was received by Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and a number of Arab ambassadors to the European country. The presidents of Egypt and Cyprus held a talking session before they allowed their delegations to join them for an expanded meeting to discuss means of boosting bilateral cooperation.

On 8/11/2014: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received visiting Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades at the presidential palace in Heliopolis. President Anastasiades expressed his country's pleasure to hold a three-way summit with the Egyptian President and Greek Prime Minister, which represents a new beginning for promoting relations among the three countries especially at international forums to achieve stability and security in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions.

On 5th and 6th May 2010: Former Foreign Minister visited Cyprus where he met with his Cypriot counterpart, within the framework of bilateral political consultation.

From 6 to 8 April 2009: Cypriot President visited Egypt.

From 6 to 9 October 2008: Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament visited Egypt. 

In February 2008: Furthermore, there are numerous visits paid by the Cypriot Foreign Minister to Egypt since he took office, either participating in the meetings hosted by Egypt within the framework of regional gatherings or bilateral consultation and exchanging views with former Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit.

Egypt was one of the first countries that recognized the Republic of Cyprus immediately after independence, and exchanged distinguished bilateral diplomatic relations since 1960 as they share historical ties, promoted due to geographical closeness and civilizational and cultural intermingling between the two peoples.

It is worth mentioning that in addition to the good bilateral relations between both governments, there is constant bilateral coordination at the political level within the framework of the United Nations and the European Union and recently the Union for the Mediterranean.

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