Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting about the situation in Libya in the Manhattan borough of New York February 18, 2015 - REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
CAIRO - 1 November 2018: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli has praised the outcome of his recent visit to South Sudan on behalf of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to attend a celebration marking the signing of the revitalized peace deal between Southern Sudanese rivals.
Madbouli, during a cabinet meeting Thursday, stressed the importance of boosting aspects of cooperation with South Sudan during the coming period for achieving peace and stability.
The prime minister said South Sudanese officials including President Salva Kiir welcomed Egypt's presence in the African country and the technical assistance its offers in various domains including medicine, irrigation, farming and electricity as part of the state keenness on boosting ties with all African countries.
For his part, Finance Minister Mohamed Maiit posted the cabinet members on the outcome of talks with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund, pointing out that an agreement was reached on the fourth review of the IMF-backed Egyptian economic reform program.
He said the review allows Egypt to receive $2 billion, which will bring the funds Egypt received from the IMF to $10 billion under a three-year, $12 billion loan program.
The minister pointed out that the IMF mission praised Egypt's economic reform program and the government economic performance
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