President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met, today Tuesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in London, according to Presidency’s Spokesperson Bassam Rady.
During their meeting, Mr. Johnson welcomed president Sisi in London, stressing his country’s keenness to enhance bilateral relations with Egypt, especially in the economic and trade fields, as Britain is counting on Egypt’s pivotal and active role in preserving the stability of the Middle East and Africa.
Johnson also praised President Sisi’s strategic vision in the field of development, which achieved clear and tangible results, especially in the economic and social fields, in addition to the establishment of major national projects, stressing Britain’s support for the ambitious measures undertaken by Egypt to achieve comprehensive development.
On the other hand, President Sisi praised the remarkable momentum witnessed in the bilateral relations between the two countries in all fields, stressing Egypt’s aspiration to maximize bilateral cooperation during the coming period, enhancing political, security coordination and exchanging visions on various files of common interest.
He also stressed the importance of working on doubling the volume of British investments in Egypt and enhancing economic cooperation between the two sides, especially in light of the reforms launched by the Egyptian government to improve the investment and business climate in Egypt, in addition to the promising opportunities available in major national projects.
Sisi and Johnson also discussed latest developments of a number of regional and international issues, such as the Libyan crisis as they agreed on intensifying their joint efforts to settle the situation in Libya.