FILE: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi
CAIRO, May 21 (MENA) - Cameroon Ambassador in Cairo Mohamadou Labarang commended the strenuous efforts exerted by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to realize development in Africa.
The diplomat made the remarks late Monday during a ceremony held at the embassy on the Cameroon national day.
Labarang lauded the efforts exerted by Egypt under Sisi - the current chair of the African Union - to unite the continent and carry out development projects.
Thanks to Sisi, the African free trade agreement will go into effect by the end of May, he said.
He noted that the Egypt-Cameroon ties are excellent at the political level, voicing hope that the two sides would further cooperation in the economic score in the coming period.
Meanwhile, Egypt's Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Maher el Adawi underlined the depth of ties between Egypt and African countries.
He noted that Sisi ordered all state bodies to further ties with African countries, referring to Sisi's visits to African states.
He added that Sisi will embark on a tour in eastern and southern African states within the coming few days.