Presidential activity during October 2020
Tuesday، 17 November 2020 - 09:29 PM
Meetings of the President of the Republic with government officials
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi held a meeting on 3/10/2020 with representatives of distinguished young judges from members of judicial bodies, in the presence of Minister of Justice Omar Marwan, and a number of senior officials. During the meeting, the President affirmed the state’s keenness to develop the judicial system to relieve the citizens, especially with regard to accelerating mechanization, modernization and digital transformation as a strategic approach of the country.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi conferred on 4/10/2020 with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Health and Population Dr. Hala Zayed, and a number of senior government officials. The meeting dealt with the developments of the national project to collect and manufacture plasma derivatives, as well as follow up the general situation of the spread of the Coronavirus, in addition to a number of national projects in the health sector.
President El-Sisi presided over the meeting of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces on 5/10/2020, where he congratulated the Egyptian people and the armed forces on the occasion of the celebration of the anniversary of October victory..
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi had a meeting on 6/10/2020 with the Prime Minister and, Minister of Finance Dr. Mohamed Maait, the meeting reviewed the comprehensive development plan for the customs system at the level of the Republic. The President directed that the strategy for developing the customs system be focused on the governance of the export and import process to and from the state with the simplification of documentary procedures, and shortening of customs clearance procedures, and to integrate these efforts with the series of modern ports that Egypt got to enjoy on the Red and Mediterranean seas.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on 7/10/2020 the Prime Minister, and Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled Al-Anani, and the meeting dealt with following up the activities and projects of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, and the President was briefed on the efforts to resume the tourism movement, as he directed to preserve employment in the tourism sector and stabilize its conditions especially in light of the government support of the sector in response to the repercussions of the Corona pandemic, as well as the government incentive programs directed in this context.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi held a meeting on 11/10/2020 with the Prime Minister, , the Minister of Transport Lieutenant General Kamel Al-Wazir, and the meeting reviewed the executive position of a number of the Ministry of Transport projects, especially roads and axes at the level of the Republic. The President directed to support the financial allocations necessary for the projects of the Ministry of Transport to complete its current and future plans and its extension, the meeting also witnessed a review of the executive position of the Mansoura Plaza complex.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on 13/10/2020 the Prime Minister, and the Ministers of Electricity, Housing, and Agriculture, the meeting aimed at following up the executive position of the projects of "the development of Sinai and the South Valley region east of Al-Owainat and Toshka".
The president was briefed on the efforts to prepare the basic infrastructure components for those major national projects, directing to accelerate the rates of implementation and integrate work mechanisms among the concerned sectors. During the meeting, the president also followed up the developments of some projects of the ministries of electricity, housing and agriculture.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi confirmed on 18/10/2020 with the Prime Minister, Minister of Trade and Industry, and, Chairman of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces Major General Ihab El-Far, the meeting meant to follow up projects of presidential initiatives regarding job creation, especially “industrial complexes at the level of the governorates of the Republic”. The President has directed that all possible facilities be provided for contracting procedures to obtain "industrial complexes" units.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on 18/10/2020 with the Prime Minister, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and a number of senior officials, and the meeting focused on the executive position of establishing new private, international, and technological universities at the republic level, the president was briefed on the executive position of the national project to establish new private universities that follow public universities, as he directed to increase their number to 15 universities at the level of the Republic, with the focus of academic study on modern sciences and advanced scientific specializations that qualify young people for the current job market, whether inside or outside Egypt.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met 10/20/2020 with Adviser to the President of the Republic for Urban Planning Major General Amir Sayed Ahmed, and a number of senior government officials, the meeting reviewed the executive position of the construction and engineering works in the New Administrative Capital.
In this context, the President was briefed on the progress of work in the Administrative Capital. The meeting also dealt with the progress of work on a number of national projects, especially roads and axes at the Republic’s level within the framework of the national road network.
President El-Sisi conferred on 25/10/2020 with the Prime Minister and Minister of Communications and Information Technology, the meeting dealt with the executive position of the national projects for the communications and information technology sector, where the President directed to strengthen efforts to use artificial intelligence technology in state projects for urban planning, as well as in agriculture and health and education, as well as continuing to raise the efficiency of post offices nationwide, as well as automating the litigation system through the strategy of "Egypt Digital Justice".
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met on 26/10/2020 with the Prime Minister, , Minister of Social Solidarity Nevin Al-Kabbaj, and, Advisor to the President of the Republic for Financial Affairs Major General Mohamed Amin, and the meeting dealt with the activities of the Ministry of Social Solidarity in the areas of the nursery system for children, supporting community education, and supporting informal employment. The meeting also witnessed a presentation of details related to the presidential initiative to establish a Fund to support informal employment, as well as a review of the efforts of the Ministry of Social Solidarity in the framework of vocational training for young people to qualify them for the labor market.
President El-Sisi met had a meeting on 28/10/2020 with the Prime Minister, and a number of ministers and senior officials, the meeting discussed the joint development efforts between the irrigation and agricultural sectors and other concerned parties for a number of projects at the level of the Republic. The president was briefed on the efforts of building the infrastructure of these national projects especially the development of the Siwa Oasis in the Western Desert.
The participation of the President of the Republic via video conference in the coordination summit between the African Union and African regional economic groups.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated on 22/10/2020 via video conference in the second coordination summit between the African Union and regional economic groupings at the continental level.
The summit discussed the challenges that the Corona pandemic imposed on African countries and their ability to develop continental and regional integration, and the existing efforts in this regard to strengthen the mechanisms of joint African action with the aim of overcoming the current circumstances.
The President also stressed the importance of working to achieve the required harmony in the performance of African regional groupings to move in a balanced pace towards implementing the continental integration agenda.
Foreign visits of the President of the Republic
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi went on 1/10/2020 to Kuwait and met Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Jaber Al-Sabah,and offered his condolences to the honorable Al-Sabah family on the death of the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The president expressed deep appreciation for the deceased's supportive brotherly stances For a procession of Egyptian-Kuwaiti relations, praying to God Almighty to bless the deceased Amir with mercy and let his soul rest in peace.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi visited on 21/10/2020 to the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, to participate in the tripartite summit among Egypt, Cyprus and Greece in its eighth round, within the framework of the cooperation mechanism that brings together the three countries.
The President began his visit to Cyprus with a meeting with the Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades. During the meeting, the President praised the Cypriot stance in support of Egypt, stressing Egypt's keenness to continue activating cooperation frameworks and intensifying consultations on issues and files of common interest.
During his meeting with the Prime Minister of Greece, President El-Sisi praised the depth of the distinguished relations between the two countries and the tangible development witnessed by bilateral cooperation in various fields, expressing appreciation for Greece's stances towards Egypt, and the talks touched on ways to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries at all levels, as well as discussing a number of Regional and international files of common interest, on top of which are efforts to combat terrorism, and developments in the existing crises in the region.
The summit sessions of the Tripartite Cooperation Mechanism between President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis dealt with ways to enhance joint tripartite cooperation in various fields between the three countries, within the framework of the historical and distinguished relations that bind them together, as well as intensifying consultation and coordination on developments in political situations In the region.
The summit also touched on the most prominent regional issues and files of common interest, especially developments in Libya and Syria, as well as developments in the Renaissance Dam issue, as well as efforts to combat illegal immigration, terrorism and extremist ideology.
Telephone calls of the President of the Republic
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a phone call on 10/10/2020 from, President of the Republic of Burkina Faso Roc Marc Kabore, who expressed during the call sincere appreciation and gratitude for the medical aid that Egypt sent to Burkina Faso to support its national efforts in facing the repercussions of the emerging Corona virus pandemic. The Contact also touched upon developments related to a number of African issues, especially security and combating terrorism in the Sahel region, where consensus was reached on continuing consultation and joint coordination in this regard.