President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Monday met with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in New York on the sidelines of the the 73rd meetings of the United Nations General Assembly - Press Photo
NEW YORK - 25 September 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Monday met with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov in New York on the sidelines of the the 73rd meetings of the United Nations General Assembly.
The meeting tackled ways of boosting bilateral relations and promoting cooperation in the economic and security fields, presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement.
Sisi reviewed efforts exerted by the Egyptian state to improve the business climate, encourage the private sector and attract foreign direct investment.
The two sides also discussed opportunities offered by the major development projects being implemented in the country, especially the Suez Canal Economic Zone and the New Administrative Capital.
Regional crises and ways of settling them politically are also mulled.
The President hailed the bilateral relations linking the two countries, affirming Egypt's keenness to promote them in the various fields.
Egypt is one of Bulgaria's most important trade partners in the Middle East and Africa, the spokesman noted.
In turn, Borissov hailed Egypt as a cornerstone for achieving stability and security in the Middle East and the Mediterranean regions.
He affirmed keenness on continuing coordination and consultation between the two countries to develop bilateral cooperation for realizing their common interests.
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