Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi (R) meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at the Presidential palace in the capital Cairo, February 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
CAIRO - 7 April 2020: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Tuesday expressed hopes for Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson's speed recovery after the latter was moved to the intensive care over "worsened" Coronavirus symptoms.
"I would like to point out that Egypt appreciates the United Kingdom's efforts, led by Johnson, in working to limit the spread of this virus," according to the President Sisi's official Facebook page.
The president further ensured in the post that the epidemic is witnessing concerted efforts uniting the entire humanity around one goal, besides, it has introduced "a new lesson in the importance of solidarity among the people in the whole world to face this crisis."
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's condition has worsened since being hospitalized with persistent COVID-19 symptoms and he has been moved into intensive care on Monday.
The PM has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who is the First Secretary of State, to deputize for him where necessary."