President Isaias Afwerki returned home in the afternoon hours today concluding a working visit to Egypt at the invitation of President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi.
Asmara, 10 September 2014 – President Isaias Afwerki returned home in the afternoon hours today concluding a working visit to Egypt at the invitation of President Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi.
During a meeting with the Egyptian leader yesterday, the two sides conducted discussion on fostering bilateral relations. The talks were conducted at Al-Etihadia State House in Cairo, during which the two leaders conducted in-depth discussion on ways and means of reinforcing to the highest level the existing Eritrean-Egyptian ties in the economic, social, political and diplomatic domains.
Moreover, the two leaders agreed on exchange of trade and investment between both countries, in addition to exchanging views as regards the contribution of Eritrea and Egypt in regional and international forums.
Reports indicated that Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of Political Affairs at the PFDJ, as well as Mr. Amin Hassan from the Office of the President, attended the meeting. On the Egyptian side, the Prime Minister, Eng. Ibrahim Mahlab, the Foreign Minister, Mr. Samih Shukri, and the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr. Khalid Abdel-Aziz, were present.