During the meeting, both sides agreed to reach effective steps in the coming period to develop bilateral relations between Egypt and Britain and activate the frameworks of joint cooperation in various fields, especially economic, political, security and tourism.
British Prime Minister expressed his happiness to meet President Sisi and his appreciation to the effective Egyptian participation in the G7 summit meetings, in light of Egypt’s presidency of the African Union .
Johnson affirmed his government’s determination to enhance bilateral relations with Egypt in various aspects especially the economic, developmental and social fields. He also praised the positive developments achieved in Egypt on the economic level.
The British Prime Minister also stressed his appreciation for Egypt’s role in supporting efforts aiming to achieve peace, stability and security in the Middle East.
Meanwhile, President Sisi stressed the need to intensify the efforts of the international community in combating terrorism, through a comprehensive approach.
This year’s summit addresses a number of topics, including international security, combating terrorism and extremism, confronting the use of the Internet for terrorist purposes, and ways to confront human trafficking and illegal migration, Rady added.
The summit will also focus on combating inequality and supporting the empowerment of women especially in Africa, as well as environmental, climate and biodiversity issues, and developments in the global economic and financial system.
El Sisi is participating, on Monday, in the G7 session on climate, biodiversity and oceans.
Rady said that President El Sisi’s speech will focus on the African continent’s view on environmental and climate change issues.
On the other hand, Sisi will meet French President Emmanuel Macron today at noon.
Noteworthy, Sisi held, at his residence in Biarritz, a business lunch with a number of African presidents on the sidelines of G7 Summit in France on Sunday.
They included Rwandan President Paul Kagame, President of Senegal Macky Sall, President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa, President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré and chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Fakih.
The meeting aims to strengthen African positions during the G7 Summit, which is currently taking place in Biarritz City in France from 24 to 26 August.
During the meeting, President Sisi said he aims to enhance coordination and consultation before the summit’s activities kick off, Rady.
They also agreed on the general files that will be put forward during the summit, to harmoniously express the challenges facing the African continent and envisioning ways of addressing them.
The president also expressed the common African positions during many conferences and summits.
President El-Sisi stressed the importance of emphasizing the essence of relationship between the African continent and its international partners, based on equality and meeting the common interests of both sides.
He also pointed out to the importance of highlighting the most-needed development projects by the African countries, including poverty eradication, tackling climate change, combating endemic diseases, youth, women’s empowerment and other issues.
The president also referred to the relationship between achieving development and maintaining security and stability, and focusing on the goals contained in the African Development Agenda 2063.