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PM Modi holds talks with Egyptian President Sisi, discusses strategic partnership ties

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PM Modi holds talks with Egyptian President Sisi

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NEW DELHI: India and Egypt on Wednesday determined to raise their ties to the extent of strategic partnership with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi vowing to increase ties in areas of defence and safety, commerce and counter-terror cooperation.

After his wide-ranging talks with Sisi, Modi stated the 2 sides had been unanimous of their view that terrorism is probably the most severe safety menace to humanity and that they agreed that concrete measures are wanted to finish cross-border terrorism.

The two sides inked 5 agreements offering for cooperation in areas of tradition, IT, cyber safety, youth issues and broadcasting.

In his media assertion within the presence of Sisi, Modi additionally stated that either side have determined to take the bilateral commerce to USD 12 billion within the subsequent 5 years.

“We have decided that under the India-Egypt strategic partnership, we will develop a long-term framework for comprehensive cooperation in political, security, economic and scientific fields,” Modi stated.

He additionally famous that it was determined to additional strengthen cooperation between the defence industries of the 2 nations and to extend the change of counter-terror-related info and intelligence.

“Deepening our bond with Egypt — the natural bridge that connects Asia with Africa. PM @narendramodi and President @AlsisiOfficial hold talks adding momentum to the multifaceted India-Egypt relations marked by civilisational, cultural & economic linkages and deep-rooted P2P ties,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted.

A bond between the Ganges and the Nile!

PM @narendramodi and President @AlsisiOfficial additionally witnessed the change of Commemorative Postal Stamps to mark the milestone of seventy fifth anniversary of India-Egypt diplomatic ties. pic.twitter.com/kSXzOpPosh

— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) January 25, 2023

In his remarks, Sisi stated there was a dialogue on boosting connectivity between the 2 nations. Egypt desires to see an increasing number of Indian vacationers visiting that nation, he stated.

“We discussed regional and global issues of mutual interests…We also deliberate on bilateral defence cooperation,” he stated.

The Egyptian President echoed Modi’s views on terrorism and stated united efforts are required to take care of the menace. “We have similar views on dealing with terrorism and extremism,” he stated.

The 68-year-old influential Arab chief, who arrived right here on Tuesday on a three-day go to, will grace the Republic Day celebrations because the chief visitor.

The Egyptian President beforehand visited India in October 2015 to take part within the third India-Africa Forum Summit which was adopted by his State go to in September 2016.

This is for the primary time that the President of Egypt has been invited because the chief visitor to India’s Republic Day celebrations. A navy contingent from the Egyptian Army will even take part within the Republic Day parade.

India is eager to additional increase ties with Egypt, a key participant within the politics of each the Arab world in addition to Africa. It can be seen as a significant gateway to markets in Africa and Europe.

ALSO READ | OPINION: Sisi invite fills vital overseas coverage hole

NEW DELHI: India and Egypt on Wednesday determined to raise their ties to the extent of strategic partnership with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi vowing to increase ties in areas of defence and safety, commerce and counter-terror cooperation.

After his wide-ranging talks with Sisi, Modi stated the 2 sides had been unanimous of their view that terrorism is probably the most severe safety menace to humanity and that they agreed that concrete measures are wanted to finish cross-border terrorism.

The two sides inked 5 agreements offering for cooperation in areas of tradition, IT, cyber safety, youth issues and broadcasting.

In his media assertion within the presence of Sisi, Modi additionally stated that either side have determined to take the bilateral commerce to USD 12 billion within the subsequent 5 years.

“We have decided that under the India-Egypt strategic partnership, we will develop a long-term framework for comprehensive cooperation in political, security, economic and scientific fields,” Modi stated.

He additionally famous that it was determined to additional strengthen cooperation between the defence industries of the 2 nations and to extend the change of counter-terror-related info and intelligence.

“Deepening our bond with Egypt — the natural bridge that connects Asia with Africa. PM @narendramodi and President @AlsisiOfficial hold talks adding momentum to the multifaceted India-Egypt relations marked by civilisational, cultural & economic linkages and deep-rooted P2P ties,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted.

A bond between the Ganges and the Nile!
PM @narendramodi and President @AlsisiOfficial additionally witnessed the change of Commemorative Postal Stamps to mark the milestone of seventy fifth anniversary of India-Egypt diplomatic ties. pic.twitter.com/kSXzOpPosh
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) January 25, 2023
In his remarks, Sisi stated there was a dialogue on boosting connectivity between the 2 nations. Egypt desires to see an increasing number of Indian vacationers visiting that nation, he stated.

“We discussed regional and global issues of mutual interests…We also deliberate on bilateral defence cooperation,” he stated.

The Egyptian President echoed Modi’s views on terrorism and stated united efforts are required to take care of the menace. “We have similar views on dealing with terrorism and extremism,” he stated.

The 68-year-old influential Arab chief, who arrived right here on Tuesday on a three-day go to, will grace the Republic Day celebrations because the chief visitor.

The Egyptian President beforehand visited India in October 2015 to take part within the third India-Africa Forum Summit which was adopted by his State go to in September 2016.

This is for the primary time that the President of Egypt has been invited because the chief visitor to India’s Republic Day celebrations. A navy contingent from the Egyptian Army will even take part within the Republic Day parade.

India is eager to additional increase ties with Egypt, a key participant within the politics of each the Arab world in addition to Africa. It can be seen as a significant gateway to markets in Africa and Europe.

ALSO READ | OPINION: Sisi invite fills vital overseas coverage hole