Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dr. Amr Talaat witnessed the signing of a memorandum to cooperate in establishing a high-capacity submarine fiber optic cable to connect Egypt and Albania directly and from there to eastern and central Europe.
On the sidelines of the UNGA, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met his Albanian counterpart Igli Hasani, expressing hope to build upon the outcomes of the Albanian prime minister's visit to Egypt in 2021.
The cooperation protocol was signed as part of Kilani’s participation in the activities of the Egyptian-Albanian Cultural Week.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on January 2.
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama on Saturday, where they both agreed on regular political consultations during Albania’s non-permanent membership at the Security Council.
Egyptian Prime Minister directed the government to study the Albanian side's proposal and to develop a clear vision for it in the near future.
Both sides will sign a number of memoranda of understanding and cooperation protocols in cultural fields.
This came in a phone contact between the two ministers, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
“I was surprised by the beauty of Sharm el-Sheikh and all the outdoors activities that I made. For more I found Egyptians guys very friendly and ready to help.”
“I believe that through this event Egypt will break some prejudices among participants,” Zekaj from Albania comments on WYF.
About 2,000 people were injured in Tuesday’s 6.4-magnitude pre-dawn quake, said Health Minister Ogerta Manastirliu.
More than 650 people were injured in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake when it struck before dawn Tuesday.
Sisi received his Albanian counterpart Ilir Meta on Wednesday at at Itihadiya Presidential Palace.
Kosovo's president made a rare visit on Saturday to a disputed, mainly ethnic Serb area in the north of the country.
"I have no doubt that you can feel patriotic emotions for the land which has taken you in without forgetting your roots," Swiss Foreign minister Ignazio Cassis said.
Switzerland's 2-1 World Cup win over Serbia was given a mixed reaction by Swiss media
Albanian Ambassador to Egypt Eduard Sulo stressed that his country seeks to promote economic and trade cooperation with Egypt.
Albania's interior minister on Wednesday rejected opposition calls for him to resign over his brother's drugs conviction in Italy.
An Albanian court has ruled that former interior minister should be kept under house arrest and face trial on charges of drug trafficking and corruption.
Youth Loves Egypt” foundation (YLE) participated on Tuesday in the 20th Ordinary Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention (COP 20).