Sisi starts European tour
Monday، 24 November 2014 - 12:00 AM
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi starts on Monday 24/11/2014 his first European tour that will take him to Italy, Vatican and France.
The tour aims at attracting further investments and promoting ties with Italy and France.
In Italy, Sisi will meet with his Italian counterpart Giorgio Napolitano for talks on bolstering bilateral ties in the economic, tourism and investment fields.
Following the meeting, an expanded meeting will be held between Egypt's delegation and Italian officials.
The meeting will tackle ways to enhance cooperation along with regional and international issues of mutual concern, mainly combating terrorism.
Sisi will also meet with President of the Italian Senate Pietro Grasso to discuss cooperation in parliamentary affairs.
Sisi will attend a meeting of the Italian-Egyptian Business Council to brief the gathering on Egypt's giant projects.
He will meet with Pope Francis of Vatican to discuss a number of issues, mainly ways to bring an end to the Syrian crisis and promoting interfaith dialogue.
This will be the first visit by an Egyptian president to the Vatican in eight years.
Sisi will also hold talks with Executive Director of the World Food Program, and Director General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization to discuss cooperation.
Sisi will head to France on Tuesday to discuss ways of promoting bilateral ties.
During his visit, Sisi will hold talks with French President Francois Hollande and other senior French officials on promoting bilateral ties and exchanging points of view over regional and international issues of mutual concern.
Sisi will also meet with the French Council of Employers and Businessmen to discuss attracting more investments to Egypt.