President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi meets with Speaker of the Togolese National Assembly Yawa Tsegan and he accompanying delegation in Cairo on Thursday, August 22, 2019- press photo
CAIRO - 23 August 2019: Speaker of the Togolese National Assembly Yawa Tsegan praised Egypt's economic reform which led by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and the government.
During her meeting with Sisi in Cairo on Thursday, Tsegan said that Egypt is witnessing a stage of security and stability and becoming an inspiring model for the African countries, according to a statement from Egyptian Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi.
President Sisi welcomed Tsegan and her accompanied delegation in their official visit to Egypt, praising vital role played by the Egyptian women an all aspects of life.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Speaker of the Togolese National Assembly Yawa Tsegan and her accompanying delegation pose for a photo after their meeting in Cairo on Thursday, August 22, 2019- press photo
Last June, Egypt and Togo shared a joint military exercise as part of Sahel-Saharan States at Mohamed Naguib military base in light of cooperation to combat terrorism.
Theoretical lectures were given to joint troops to unify concepts. They have exchanged combat experiences, and implemented a number of planned practical activities, according to the Egyptian army spokesman.
The training came within the framework of the efforts made by Egypt African countries to enhance the fighting capabilities of the Sahel-Saharan States to confront any dangers threaten the security and stability of Africa.
Egypt became head of the African Union (AU) for one year since last February, when Sisi received the presidency of the AU from his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame at the inauguration of the 32nd summit.
The summit, inaugurated under the theme “The year of refugees, returnees, and international displaced persons - towards durable solutions to forced displacement in Africa”, witnessed discussions on the African Peace and Security Council and the implementation of the AU road map and its capability to end civil armed conflicts on the continent by the end of 2020.