File- President Abdel Fattah El Sisi gives a speech in a press conference with Germany Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Berlin 0n July 18, 2022- Press photo
CAIRO – 9 December 2022: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will deliver a speech at the first Arab-Chinese summit in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on Friday with the participation of Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders and kings of Arab countries, said Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady in a statement to the press delegation accompanying President El-Sisi.
President Sisi's speech will shed light on Chinese-Arab cooperation, beside presenting Egypt's vision regarding this cooperation, Rady said.
Egypt's vision focuses on all potential cooperation capabilities between the Arab countries and China.
President Sisi arrived in Riyadh to participate in the first China-Arab summit on Thursday.
“The President’s participation in the first China-Arab States Summit emanates from Egypt’s commitment to strengthening and further advancing the outstanding historical relations between the Arab States and China. It also aims to effectively contribute to reinforcing joint action mechanisms to achieve common interests,” said Rady.
“The summit aims to build on the extended political dialogue between the two sides, advancing consultation and coordination on ways to maximize the prospects of mutual economic and development cooperation. The summit is also expected to examine endeavors to maintain regional and international security and stability,” he added.
The president will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with leaders participating in the summit “to discuss ways to promote bilateral relations, and tackle the latest developments in the regional and international arenas,” Rady said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday to attend the first China-Arab States Summit and the China-GCC Summit upon the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, according to the Chinese Foreign Ministry's statement on Wednesday.