President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi' speech marking Africa Day occasion on May 25 - press photo
CAIRO – 21 June 2019: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with Chief of the Romanian Army Staff, General Nicolae Ciuca on Thursday, discussing the bilateral relations, said Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi.
During his two-day to Romania as a part of European tour, President Sisi and his accompanying delegation visited the Senate of Romania to hold a meeting with the President of the Senate, the statement added.
The Bucharest University of Economic Studies conferred an honorary doctorate on Sisi for his role in leading Egypt during a hard period of unrest to a new stage of stability, development and construction, where deep structural reforms and academic reforms have been carried out in accordance with the international standards, presidential spokesman Bassam Radi said on Wednesday.
For his part, President Sisi thanked the University for this step, saying that its decision "will always be my pride and appreciation," He added that this honor should also include "all Egyptian people, who carry the qualities of friendliness and appreciation to the Romanian people."
On Wednesday, President Sisi arrived in Bucharest on an official visit to Romania coming from Minsk, Belarus.