Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus November 20, 2017 - REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi shake hands at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus November 20, 2017 - REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Sisi welcomes Cypriot parliament's initiative to teach Arabic in Cyprus

Tue, Apr. 23, 2019
CAIRO - 23 April 2019: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi welcomed the speaker of the Cypriot Parliament's initiative to teach the Arabic language in Cyprus, according to a statement issued by presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady Tuesday.

This came during a meeting between President Sisi and Speaker of the Cypriot House of Representatives Dimitris Syllouris and his accompanying delegation on Monday, April 22, in the presence of Speaker of the House representative Ali Abdel Aal and the ambassador of Cyprus in Cairo.

Rady's statement added that President Sisi pointed out Egypt's interest in providing all forms of assistance to support this initiative which will undoubtedly contribute to deepening the strong relations between Cyprus and the Arab countries.

President Sisi stressed the depth of the historical relations between Egypt and Cyprus and the two friendly peoples as well as Egypt's keenness to promote mutual relations in various fields.

For his part, Syllouris conveyed the greetings and appreciation of the Cypriot president to President Sisi, expressing his happiness to visit Egypt in response to Abdel Aal's invitation. Syllouris also hailed the remarkable relations between the two countries.

The meeting tackled aspects of cooperation as well as results of the first-ever formal meeting between the parliament speakers of Cyprus, Greece, and Egypt, which took place in Cyprus in February to deepen trilateral relations, the statement reported.

The two sides also exchanged views on the latest developments in several regional issues.

In the same context, Chairman of the board of directors of Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Michaelis Michael said on April 22 that the Cypriot Investments in Egypt recorded $400 million with the existence of 224 Cypriot companies working in the fields of industry, tourism, service, and energy.

Michael added that his agency is encouraging investors to pump new investments in Egypt.

 
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