FILE - Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara
CAIRO - 23 May 2018: Ivorian Ambassador to Egypt Eugène Allou Allou asserted that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara are keen on furthering cooperation between their countries.
In statements to MENA, Allou lauded the depth of bilateral relations and cooperation in the different domains.
Exchanged visits between officials of both countries reflect the strength of ties, he said noting Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry's trip to Ivory Coast and Ouattara's visit to Egypt in December to attend Africa 2017 Forum at an invitation from Sisi.
Allou urged Egyptian businessmen to invest in Ivory Coast to benefit from measures taken to improve the investment atmosphere in his country.
He praised the steps taken by Egypt to further trade ties with fellow African countries and get the African markets better acquainted with Egyptian products.