“It is a new victory to our black continent, which is always ambitious for peace and seeking stability and development," said President Sisi.
“The prize is also meant to recognise all the stakeholders working for peace and reconciliation in Ethiopia and in the East and Northeast African regions,” the committee said.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Saturday the importance of setting forth well-defined plans to push forward Egyptian-Eritrean cooperation at various levels.
Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Cairo Saturday on a two-day visit to Cairo.
The 151st session of the Council of Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off on Wednesday.
"I announce here, from Kassala, that we are opening the border with Eritrea because they are our brothers and our people," said al-Bashir
The U.N. Security Council is considering lifting sanctions on Eritrea next week after a rapprochement with Ethiopia.
The Foreign Ministry said that the deal reached between the two countries represents a significant progress to the Horn of Africa region.
The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea re-opened crossing points on their shared border on Tuesday for the first time in 20 years.
The United Arab Emirates plans to build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea and Ethiopia
An Egyptian medical delegation arrived in Asmara earlier this month to train Eritrean doctors on some of the new medical devices.
Ethiopia are set to play Eritrea in a friendly soccer match, the state-affiliated Fana news agency reported on Monday.
North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of modern slavery.
Ethiopia has appointed its first ambassador to Eritrea in two decades
Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a "gesture of reconciliation" with its giant neighbor and long-time foe.
Afwerki said, "history was being made", in his first comments during a visit to Ethiopia, days after the 2 neighbours declared their "state of war" over.
Afwerki was due to arrive in Ethiopia to cement a stunning rapprochement between the neighbors that has swept away 2 decades of hostility in a matter of weeks.
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki is visiting Ethiopia on Saturday, the latest step in an unprecedented diplomatic thaw between the former archrivals
The United Nations chief said on Monday he believed the need for U.N. sanctions against Eritrea will no longer exist following its peace deal with Ethiopia, U.S. News & World Report reported.
Egyptian Foreign Ministry announced Monday welcoming the peace agreement signed by the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea to end 20 years of severed ties.