Monday، 16 November 2015 12:00 AM
The Serbian side:
From 7th to 10th December 2009, the Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs in the Serbian parliament visited Egypt, heading a Serbian parliamentary delegation, upon an invitation from the Egyptian side, where he met with the Speaker of People's Assembly, and Heads of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives and Shura Council, and discussed means of enhancing parliamentary relations.
In August 2009, the Serbian Minister of Culture visited Egypt, where he met with his Egyptian counterpart and a number of senior officials, and discussed the draft executive programme on cultural cooperation, the possibility of organizing an Exhibition of Egyptian Antiquities in Belgrade, and the establishment of the Serbian Culture Days in Egypt in 2010, in addition to promoting cultural cooperation, especially regarding museums and theatres.
On 1st and 2nd April 2009, the Serbian President paid an official visit to Egypt, , during which views were exchanged on debatable international issues, in addition to discussing ways of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in all trends.
In August and September 2008, the Serbian Foreign Minister visited Egypt, , where he met with Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States.
From 22nd to 23rd November, 2005, the Foreign Minister of "Serbia and Montenegro" visited Cairo, , where he signed the Agreement on activating agreements previously concluded between Egypt and the former Yugoslavia.
From July 30th to August 1st, 2005, the Minister of International Economic Relations of Serbia and Montenegro paid a visit to Cairo, heading a governmental delegation and a some Serbian businessmen, where he met with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation, Health and Population, Higher Education and Scientific Research. He met as well with the Chairman of the Holding Company for Biological Products & Vaccines (VACSERA), the President of the Egyptian Businessmen Association, and the President of the Egyptian Federation of Tourist Chambers” (EFTC). During the visit both sides signed the Agreement for the Prevention of Double Taxation.
The Egyptian side:
On 27th and 28th May 2010, former Minister of International Cooperation Fayza Abul-Naga visited Belgrade, where she co-chaired with the Deputy Prime Minister Jovan KRKOBABIC the Eighteenth Session of the Egyptian-Serbian Scientific, and Technical Cooperation Committee. The Committee witnessed intensive expert discussions in the fields of health, medicine, tourism, investment, trade, energy, infrastructure, communications, agriculture, industry, mineral wealth, and education. Both sides signed the Protocol on the Eighteenth Session and some contractual frameworks as well, including Agreements on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation, on Cooperation in the field Tourism, and on Air Services. A Memorandum of Understanding in the Field of Veterinary Services and another on Cooperation in the Field of Mineral Wealth were signed as well.
From on 23rd to 24th February 2010, former Minister of Commerce and Industry heading a delegation of senior businessmen visited Belgrade, where he met with the Serbian President, the Prime Minister, and some leaders in different positions, and agreed on the importance of setting up a businessmen council from both countries, and the formation of a working group from both sides to consider the feasibility study of signing a free trade agreement. The visit reflected both parties' affirmation to pushing trade relations forward and establishing joint projects.
On 14th and 15th February 2010, former Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abul-Gheit visited Belgrade where he met with the Serbian President and delivered him a letter from former President Mubarak. He also met with the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister who is in charge of the Joint Commission between the two countries, the Speaker of the Parliament, Minister of Defense, and the Foreign Minister where they addressed the most important regional and international issues of common interest and ways to promote bilateral relations in all fields as well. They also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation between the Egyptian Institute of Diplomatic Studies, and the Serbian Diplomatic Academy.
In January 2005, Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs paid a visit to Belgrade, where he signed the Protocol on Political Consultation between the two countries.
From 21st to 24th May 2005, Since the disintegration of former Yugoslavia, the First Ministerial visit From Egypt to Serbia was in 2005 where former Minister of International Cooperation Fayza Abul-Naga visited Serbia and participated in the meeting of the Board of Governors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She met as well with the Minister of International Economic Relations, the Chairman of the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, and a number of businessmen, where she signed the Convention on the Promotion and Protection of Investments.