“Egypt has a proven track record of leadership in energy production, distribution, and security, as well as green technologies,” Cohen said, as he witnessed the signing of several deals between US companies and the Egyptian government, the US Embassy in Cairo said in a statement.
Zayed announced that 1,611,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Cairo International Airport as a gift to Egypt from the US through COVAX mechanism.
Cohen admired the restoration work of the iconic Red Monastery by the American Research Center in Egypt - (ARCE), supported by USG through USAID in Egypt at a cost of $3.6 million.
Wazir said Egypt and the US have strong relations and enjoy fruitful cooperation in the transport sector in general and railway service development in particular.
During his visit to Egypt, Saleh is set to meet with a number of officials and US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen, sources said.
Asked about the US position on Libya, Cohen said the US urges concerned parties to re-engage in political talks to bring a solution to the Libyan crisis under the UN auspices.
“You and your staff’s extraordinary care of our citizen proved instrumental in his successful recovery and safe return to his family in the United States,” the cable read.
U.S. Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen welcomed IMF's approval of almost $2.8 billion Rapid Financing Instrument to support Egypt’s balance of payment needs
The US ambassador described Egypt as an important partner for his country in the region, expressing keenness on strengthening economic partnership with Egypt as an ally to Washington.