Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi arrives in Delhi. He will attend the Republic Day parade as the chief guest. During his visit, he will also call on President Draupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar. PM Modi has warmly welcomed the President of Egypt on his arrival in India. PM Modi also showed enthusiasm by tweeting about the meeting to be held with him on Wednesday.
During his visit, he will also meet President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and EAM Dr S Jaishankar. pic.twitter.com/hH1q4eHHga
— ANI (@ANI) January 24, 2023
PM Modi tweeted
PM Modi wrote in the tweet that “President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is warmly welcomed in India. Your historic visit to India as the chief guest of our Republic Day celebrations is a matter of great pleasure for all Indians. Tomorrow our discussion look forward for.”
There will be a meeting with PM Modi on Wednesday
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will also hold talks on enhancing bilateral ties in several areas including agriculture, digital domain and trade. As per their schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CC will hold talks on the issues on Wednesday. It is being said that after the talks, half a dozen agreements are expected to be signed between the two sides to strengthen relations in many areas.
A high level delegation has also come to India along with President Sisi of Egypt. It includes five ministers and senior officials.
Sisi will be given a traditional welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan before the meeting
Sisi will be accorded a traditional welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday before talks with PM Modi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will also call on CC. The Ministry of External Affairs had reacted to his visit on Saturday. The Ministry of External Affairs had said that the upcoming visit of President Sisi is expected to further strengthen and deepen the partnership between India and Egypt.
Egypt’s President to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations for the first time
The President of Egypt visited India in October 2015 to attend the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit. After this he had a state visit in September 2016. However, this is the first time that the President of Egypt has been invited as the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations of India. A contingent of the Egyptian Army will also participate in the Republic Day parade.