President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Saturday with the Chairman of the General Authority for Sports in Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2017 – Press Photo President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Saturday with the Chairman of the General Authority for Sports in Saudi Arabia, December 30, 2017 – Press Photo

King Salman offers condolence to Sisi for Helwan attack victims

Sat, Dec. 30, 2017
CAIRO – 30 December 2017: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Saturday with the Chairman of the General Authority for Sports in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Turki Bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Sheikh, and the Saudi Ambassador to Egypt, said Presidential Spokesman, Bassam Rady.

During the meeting, they discussed means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in the various sports fields, especially through the establishment of joint sports investment projects and increasing the exchange of experiences and sports delegations between the two countries. They also stressed the importance of continuing intensive coordination and consultation between the two countries.

Al-Sheikh offered Saudi Arabia’s condolences for the victims of the terrorist attack on the Church of Great Martyr Mina in Helwan on Friday, stressing his country’s solidarity with Egypt in the battle against the “heinous” terrorism.

Al-Sheikh also conveyed the greetings of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and hailed the strength and excellence of the Egyptian- Saudi relations, stressing the Kingdom’s keenness to strengthen relations in various fields.

On his part, Sisi stressed Egypt's pride in the close relations between the two countries and its people and conveyed his greetings to the Saudi King. Sisi also asserted that the church attack reflects the importance of intensifying regional efforts to face terrorism and its supporters.

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