President Sisi receives his counterpart Putin at the Cairo International Airport- Press Photo
CAIRO – 11 December 2017: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has received his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Cairo International Airport on Monday.
In his second official visit to Egypt since President Sisi assumed power in 2014, President Putin will discuss ways of enhancing the bilateral relations between their countries.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has received his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin - photo is a screenshot of T.V. channel
Both leaders will attend the inauguration of Egypt's first nuclear power plant, which located at the Mediterranean city of Dabaa in Marsa Matrouh, Egypt’s Minister of Electricity, Mohamed Shaker, previously told Egypt Today.
A Russian delegation consisting of 35 officials arrived in Cairo on Thursday to prepare for Putin's visit to the capital, according to security forces at Cairo International Airport.
On September 5, Sisi invited Putin to attend the final signing ceremony of the Dabaa plant in Egypt, and Putin announced that he accepted the invitation. Prime Minister Sherif Ismail announced that the foundation stone of the Dabaa nuclear power plant will be laid soon.
In February 2015, the Russian President visited Egypt and attended the signature of a number of deals Cairo and Moscow.