Egypt and Cyprus will hold a joint intergovernmental summit in Cairo today, Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Rady announced on Saturday.
A meeting between President Abdel Fattah Sisi, and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades is scheduled, according to Presidency. Several officials and ministries from both states will attend the meeting.
Rady added that this is the first time for the Egyptian-Cypriot intergovernmental summit on the presidential level.
Various significant topics will be discussed such as military defence and cooperation, energy, trade, maritime transportation, education, investment, security, youth, environment and agriculture.
The statement added that these talks will reflect both states keenness to enhance bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Cyprus, in addition to deepening the two states’ mutual ties.
Moreover. various common-interest issues on the regional and international levels will be handled including mutual challenges between Cairo and Nicosia.
will be accompanied by Foreign Minister (FM) Nikos Christodoulides, Energy, Commerce and Industry Minister Natasa Pilidas, Agriculture and Environment Minister Kostas Cadis, Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides, Deputy Shipping Minister Vasilis Demetriades, and government spokesman Marius Pelicanos, according to Cyprys Mail
In the same context, Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece will hold a new round of talks in Greece’s Kavala in October.