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Sisi discusses with senior Kuwaiti officials boosting relations

Monday، 08 May 2017 - 01:41 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Sunday 7/5/2017 met with senior Kuwaiti officials at his residence in Bayan Palace, presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said.

Sisi received Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Hamad al-Sabah, who hailed as distinguished the Egyptian-Kuwaiti relations.

Sisi appreciated the level of relations maintained between Egypt and Kuwait under the leadership of Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, added the spokesman.

The president reviewed the economic reform program implemented by the Egyptian government, as well as its measures to provide an attractive climate for investments, referring to the national projects launched by the country, which offer several investment opportunities.

For his part, the Kuwaiti premier praised Cairo's recent economic reforms, stressing Kuwait's keenness on enhancing joint cooperation in all fields and activating the Egyptian-Kuwaiti joint committee, which is scheduled to hold its next meeting in November in Kuwait, said the spokesman.

Sisi also received Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and National Assembly lawmakers. He affirmed Egypt's keenness to enhance cooperation with Kuwait at all levels, especially in the parliamentary field, through exchanging visits and experiences between lawmakers of the two countries.

For his part, Ghanim expressed hope that Sisi's visit would help develop joint cooperation frameworks. He described Egypt as the heart of the Arab world and a cornerstone of its security and stability.

Sisi also received First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Hamad al-Sabah, the Egyptian presidential spokesman said.

The president said the current stage requires more Arab solidarity so as to enable the Arab nation to overcome the current common challenges.

He also affirmed the importance of addressing all attempts to interfere in the affairs of Arab countries, and the need for continued coordination and intensive consultation between the two countries.

The Kuwaiti foreign minister affirmed his country's keenness to continue close coordination with Egypt at all levels, especially within the framework of the United Nations and other international forums.

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