President Sisi, Zimbabwean counterpart lauded progress in cooperation between both countries



Tue, 14 Nov 2023 - 07:38 GMT


Tue, 14 Nov 2023 - 07:38 GMT

CAIRO – 14 November 2023: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received on Tuesday President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa at Al-Ittihadiya Palace.

The two Presidents lauded the ongoing progress in the two countries’ joint cooperation, according to Presidency Spokesperson Ahmed Fahmy.

Sisi and Mnangagwa underscored commitment to enhancing the existing mechanisms and frameworks so as to promote relations toward broader prospects, notably in the field of development cooperation.

In this regard, they agreed on the necessity to boost cooperation in the areas of agriculture and agricultural industrialization projects, and to leverage livestock and fisheries resources, with the aim of maximizing the added value and ensuring food security for both countries.

 The two Presidents also agreed to strengthen cooperation in the various infrastructure sectors which shall provide joint development opportunities.

The President of Zimbabwe commended the remarkable development progress he personally noted during his visit to Egypt and that has been achieved over a short period of time. President Mnangagwa confirmed that his country looked forward to benefiting from the Egyptian expertise in this regard.

The meeting also discussed ways to enhance joint African action, particularly as Egypt is currently hosting the third Intra-African Trade Fair. The two Presidents agreed on the need to intensify African efforts to ensure the resilience of the continent’s economies in the face of international shocks. They also highlighted the vital importance of expanding efforts toward boosting intra-African trade with the aim of taking full advantage of the Continental Free Trade Agreement and strengthening efforts toward comprehensive development in Africa.



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