CAIRO – 17 September 2020: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el Sisi directed, Thursday to name a new axis located east Cairo after former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe.
This came during Sisi’s meeting with Presidential Advisor for Urban Planning Amir Sayed Ahmed, Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Ihab el Far, Head of the Engineering Authority’s Consulting Office Khaled Bakry and Head of Armed Forces Military Engineering Department Abdel Aziz El-Feqqi.
Earlier, Thursday Sisi met Ronald S. Lauder president of the World Jewish Congress, and discussed with him the latest political developments in the Middle East, along with the Egyptian-American relations.
According to presidency spokesperson Bassam Rady, Chief General Intelligence Major General Abbas Kamel attended the meeting.
President Sisi affirmed during the meeting the strategy of relations between Egypt and the United States, as well as the importance of strengthening the frameworks for mutual bilateral cooperation to develop these relations in all fields.
Sis also received a phone call from President of the European Council, Charles Michel.
The call tackled a number of issues and dossiers of mutual interest between Egypt and the EU.
Those include ways to enhance bilateral relations across all levels and coordination efforts with regard to regional dossiers, particularly in light of the imminent convening of the EU summit this month.
The discussions also touched on the various aspects of the institutional relations between Egypt and the EU, including their political, economic and developmental dimensions.