Presidential Activity during April 2021
Wednesday، 26 May 2021 - 05:19 PM
05 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, a number of ministers and senior officials. The meeting discussed the National Project for Developing the Egyptian family.
13 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, a number of ministers and senior officials. The meeting reviewed the development of the irrigation water management system in agricultural lands by relying on modern and smart means.
The President followed up on the efforts paid to establish a smart irrigation system, which is one of the most modern agricultural irrigation techniques in the world.The President directed to ensure all the factors of success and the mechanisms of implementation to modernize and develop irrigation systems at the level of the Republic, in integration with the various efforts of the state, which aim at raising the efficiency of irrigation water management and reducing the losses of its transmission, on top of which the national project for lining canals and raising the efficiency of subsidiary water channels.
14 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with the Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning Major General Amir Sayed Ahmed, Chairman of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces Major General Ihab Al-Far, and Director of the Water Department at the Engineering Authority Major General Essam Galal and a number of senior officials.
The meeting reviewed the structural and engineering status of a number of the Engineering Authority projects at the level of the Republic, in addition to the progress of a number of national construction projects, especially road and axes projects. The meeting, also, reviewed a plan to raise the efficiency of the 6th of October Bridge and its and expansion.The president directed to the rapid implementation of the largest possible expansion of the Bridge, which is a major axis that connects between east and west Cairo.
17 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, and Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities Dr.Assem El-Gazzar.
The meeting discussed the status of the Ministry of Housing’s national projects, especially with regard to new cities, and roads, utilities, housing, and services sectors, as well as slum development.The President directed that new work paths and mechanisms followed to implement national projects during the past years be firmly established outside the traditional bureaucratic scope of planning and implementation. As a result, a considerable actual achievement has been made on the ground at a fast pace and development results have been achieved, thus paving the way for a better future.
18 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar, Minister of Health and Population Dr.Hala Zayed, and a number of senior officials.
The meeting discussed the current situation of the spread of COVID-19 locally and internationally since the beginning of the pandemic until now. This is in addition to the current measures taken by the government to contain the spread of this virus.The president directed the officials concerned to continue the awareness programs regarding the precautionary measures taken to prevent infection with the virus for all citizens, in order to maintain the balanced approach adopted by the state since the emergence of the Corona pandemic.
19 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Finance Dr. Mohamed Maait, Minister of Social Solidarity Ms. Nevine Al-Kabbaj, and a number of senior officials.
The meeting discussed “following up the activity of social welfare institutions, nurseries system, and the charity work of Tahya Misr Fund”.The President stressed that the main goal of these institutions is to focus on character building and personal development in order to be able to face life and society after leaving the institutions. His Excellency, therefore, emphasized the importance of developing a follow-up program and providing all the necessary financial support for them.
20 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Minister of Interior Mr. Mahmoud Tawfik, Minister of Public Business Sector Mr. Hisham Tawfik, Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning Major General Amir Sayed Ahmed, and Legal Advisor to the Minister of Public Business Sector Counselor Abdel Rahman Shatla.
The meeting discussed the Ministry of Public Business Sector’s plans to develop and optimize the utilization of assets and lands under the supervision of the companies in the business sector at the national level.
In this context, the President was briefed on the efforts made to identify the untapped assets in the public business sector, especially the land areas.The President directed the officials concerned to achieve the maximum possible economic and investment return for those assets in consolidation of the state’s approach to managing well its resources, lands, and facilities spread across the governorates.
22 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr.Mostada Madbouly and Minister of Trade and Industry Ms. Nevine Gamea.
The meeting discussed the plans of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) to support the economic activity and various national initiatives.
The President directed the officials concerned to enhance the MSMEDA’s activity to spread the culture of entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation among youth and citizens, provide job opportunities, and create an appropriate environment for the implementation of promising initiatives that contribute to the development of this sector.With regard to the industry sector, the president directed the officials concerned to set an integrated plan to develop the state’s industrial sector comprehensively, including the current industrial complexes across Egypt and the establishment of new industrial entities.
23 April 2021: After Friday Prayer, the President met with the senior commanders of the Armed Forces, extending congratulations to the Armed Forces on the anniversary of the victories of the 10th of Ramadan, and stressing that the Egyptian people appreciate the efforts and sacrifices made by the heroes of the Armed Forces in defense of Egypt's security and safety.The meeting addressed a number of important issues at all levels; internally, regionally and internationally. The President, also, discussed with a number of senior commanders of the Armed Forces some issues related to the Egyptian national security and the challenges facing the Egyptian state. The President stressed that the men of the Armed Forces are an extension of the great October generation performing their duty with dedication and devotion to preserve the homeland and its sanctities.
24 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, several ministries and a number of senior officials. The meeting discussed the economic and financial performance indicators for the current fiscal year 2020/2021.
The President directed t the continuation of maintaining positive economic performance rates reflected in the stability of the economic and monetary conditions in the country, in order to return economic growth rates to the target rates during the future period.The meeting, also, reviewed the continuous improvement of the economic and financial performance indicators reflected in the quality of public services and the development returns benefitting all segments of the society, especially the most needy and the most vulnerable.
25 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, several ministries and a number of senior officials. The meeting discussed the developments in the Universal Health Insurance System at the national level as well as the current situation to contain the repercussions of Covid-19.The President issued directives for ensuring sustainability of financial flows for the benefit of the Universal Health Insurance System, in order to achieve the main goal of establishing the new system by providing treatment and top-notch medical services to all Egyptians, particularly those in need.
26 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, several ministries and a number of senior officials. The meeting discussed the status of the national project for agriculture and land reclamation in central and north Sinai.
The President directed the officials concerned to continue the comprehensive development efforts in the Sinai Peninsula, especially land reclamation projects, which aim at increasing agricultural land plots in central and northern Sinai and establishing development and residential communities.
The President, also, directed that the latest equipment and machinery be provided to reclaim the targeted lands in Sinai as well as to explore the best agricultural activities.
Field Tours of the President of the Republic
01 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated Egypt’s Medicine City, Gypto Pharma, in Khanka, which is one of the most important national projects the state implemented with the aim of possessing the modern technological and industrial capacity in this vital field. This project, in turn, would help citizens obtain high-quality and safe pharmacological treatment, end monopolistic practices, and control the prices of medicines. And thus supports the efforts made by the State concerning medical and health initiatives and services provided for citizens.
02 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspected the development works of a number of new axes and roads in East Cairo. The President also inspected the development works in the vicinity of Cairo International Airport. During the inspection tour, the President discussed the details of the projects with several workers and officials at a number of work sites to review the progress of the current implementation steps.
03 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Al-Fustat, where His Excellency received the Pharaohs' Golden Parade, which moved the mummies of ancient Egypt's royal kings and queens to their new home, the NMEC.
06 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inspected this morning "Egypt’s Future" Project carried out in the Western Desert during the harvesting season. This harvesting process is done in accordance with the state-of-the-art technological methods of agriculture. The President also met with a number of heads of specialized agricultural companies participating in the project. He was updated on the developments of the status and proposals for developing production. His Excellency called for increasing the company’s investments in the project and overcoming any obstacles that may arise in this regard.
07 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi inaugurated the National Company for Advanced Industrial and Integrated Strategic Printing Solutions (NASPS). His Excellency inspected the complex facilities and the various production lines, where various government documents will be issued through a unified central system at the national level. The system would ensure the issuance of state documents in accordance with the latest international security standards.
25 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in celebration of Sinai Liberation Day.
29 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi today inspected the construction work being done for developing a number of roads, axes, and overpasses in East Cairo. He was keen to be updated on the actual progress of work in various construction sites from workers and to listen to their views, congratulating them on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. His Excellency stressed the importance of adhering to COVID-19 precautionary measures to ensure the workers’ safety.
The President’s tour included a visit to the vicinity of Cairo International Airport, Abdel Hamid Badawy Street intersecting with the Autostrad Road, and Nasr City districtThe President also inspected the network of overpasses and new axes which were built in the Nasr City district.
The President of the Republic receives heads of state and kings
10 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received President of the Republic of Tunisia Kais Saied at Al-Ittihadiya Palace. President El-Sisi expressed Egypt’s keenness to exert more efforts to promote bilateral cooperation at various levels, stressing the importance of strengthening effective communication channels between the two sides at the economic level, maximizing the volume of trade exchange, and increasing intraregional investments.
For his part, the Tunisian president affirmed his country's pride in the close and distinguished ties between Tunisia and Egypt at the official and popular levels, stressing Tunisia's keenness to activate cooperation frameworks and mechanisms of consultation and coordination with Egypt at all levels, pertaining to bilateral or regional and international issues of common interest.
The meeting discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two brotherly countries, the latest developments of the Libyan cause, in addition to a number of other regional files of common interest, especially the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
At the end of the discussions, both Presidents held a joint press conference, where the President delivered a speech on this occasion.
The President of the Republic receives foreign officials
04 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Director-General of UNESCO Mrs. Audrey Azoulay in the presence of Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany and Minister of Culture Dr. Inas Abdel Dayem. The President also stressed the importance that the state attaches to strengthening cooperation relations with UNESCO, as an extension of the decades-long partnership between the two sides, and for recognizing the vast Egyptian efforts made over the past years to effect a major qualitative leap in highlighting and preserving Egypt’s rich heritage and civilization in all aspects. The meeting, also, discussed the current and future prospects of cooperation between the two sides, especially in the fields of education and science.
12 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey Lavrov, in the presence of Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Sameh Shoukry, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bogdanov and Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Cairo.
The meeting discussed a number of issues related to bilateral relations between the two countries, including cooperation at the military and security levels. In this regard, they discussed the mechanism of joint cooperation in the field of security and combating terrorism at the level of the concerned agencies.During the meeting, views were exchanged on the developments of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) issue, where the President affirmed that Egypt gives this issue the utmost attention within the framework of defending Egypt's historical rights in the Nile waters.
15 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received Claudio Descalzi, CEO of the Italian energy company Eni, in the presence of Eng. Tariq Al-Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, in addition to a number of senior company officials.
The President expressed his support for Eni's endeavor to expand its investment activities in Egypt in the fields of exploration and production, in continuation of the fruitful path of cooperation between the Italian company and Egypt.In light of the interest that the state attaches to the development of this vital sector, His Excellency directed to continue intensive cooperation with Eni, and support its activities and efforts.
21 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received President of World Jewish Congress Mr. Ronald S. Lauder. The meeting discussed the Egyptian-American relations, the peace process in the Middle East as well as issues pertaining to combating extremist ideology.
The President affirmed the deep and strategic relations between Egypt and the United States which is of great importance, in light of the crisis threatening the entire region’s stability and security.The meeting, also, discussed the latest developments in the peace process in the Middle East, where President El-Sisi stressed the importance of resuming negotiations between the Palestinian and Israeli sides to reach a just and comprehensive settlement to the Palestinian cause in accordance with the international references.
24 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates.The President indicated Egypt's keenness to continue strengthening bilateral cooperation with the UAE in various fields, and intensifying the frequency of bilateral meetings between senior officials from the two countries periodically to achieve vigorous and mutual coordination towards the successive developments currently taking place in the Middle East region, and to promote unity as well as joint Arab and Islamic action in facing various regional challenges.
27 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received CEO of the Korean company “Hyundai Rotem” Mr. Lee Yong-bae. The meeting discussed joint cooperation with Hyundai Rotem for localizing the train industry, including the signal and communication systems as well as Command and control equipment.
The President emphasized the role of Korea as an effective development partner in Egypt and confirmed that the country is looking forward to establishing strategic cooperation with the Korean company in many industrial fields, especially in the heavy industries. They depend on labor intensity and advanced technology.The President, also, asserted that localizing industry and technology transfer to Egypt are among the country's priorities in cooperating with international partners.
27 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a group of Japanese experts supervising the Egyptian-Japanese schools system in Egypt, in the presence of Minister of Education and Technical Education Dr. Tarek Shawky and the supervisor of the Egyptian-Japanese Schools Unit Ms. Neveen Farouk.
The meeting discussed the efforts of Japanese experts, in coordination with the Ministry of Education, to establish the school administrative rules followed in Japan and to implement the Japanese educational systems “Tokkatsu” within the new system of the Egyptian-Japanese schools nationwide.The President had a discussion with the Japanese experts to know about their experience in supervising the administration of the Egyptian-Japanese schools in Egypt. The experts explained that the periodic performance evaluations reflected the success of launching the new system and laying down the main principles of Japanese education systems in the Egyptian-Japanese schools. The schools’ philosophy aims to build students’ character, develop their personality, make them more eager to learn, promote team spirit among them, build leadership skills, and help them acquire skills of creative thinking and the ability to achieve goals.
The participation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in the high-level meeting organized by the American Chamber of Commerce and the US-Egypt Business Council
01 April 2021: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi participated via video conference technology in the high-level meeting organized by the American Chamber of Commerce and the US-Egypt Business Council (USEBC). The event, also, witnessed the participation of Chairmen of the boards and senior officials of a number of major international American companies, in the presence of Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Sameh Shoukry, Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Minister of Trade and Industry Mrs. Nevine Gamea.
The President stressed Egypt's keenness to continue creating a favourable climate for American investments in Egypt to contribute to supporting its economic development process through promoting partnership with major American companies aiming to making the best use of the current promising investment opportunities in Egypt.The President, also, affirmed Egypt’s keenness to continue communication with investors to enhance joint cooperation with the United States and identify and solve any problems or obstacles they could face.
The participation of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi in Virtual Leaders' Dialogue on the Africa Covid-Climate Emergency