Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, welcomed Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and his accompanying delegation at Cairo International Airport today. Modi is on a state visit to Egypt, invited by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
The Indian delegation includes the Foreign Minister, National Security Advisor, and several senior officials from the Cabinet and the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Indian Prime Minister was given an official reception ceremony at Cairo airport.
The Egyptian and Indian Prime Ministers are scheduled to hold a roundtable meeting today at the Cabinet headquarters, with the attendance of several ministers and officials from both sides, to discuss aspects of bilateral cooperation between Egypt and India.
The visit comes as India seeks to strengthen its ties with Egypt, which is considered a vital partner in the Middle East region. The two countries have historical and cultural ties, and they have been cooperating in various fields, including trade, investment, and defense.
This visit is expected to further enhance cooperation between the two countries, especially in the economic and cultural fields. The two leaders are expected to discuss ways to increase bilateral trade, expand investment opportunities, and deepen cultural exchange programs.