Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday introduced that India has determined to raise bilateral relations with Egypt to a strategic partnership. “We have determined that underneath India-Egypt Strategic Partnership we’ll develop a long run framework for larger cooperation within the fields of politics, safety, economics and science,” PM Modi mentioned at a joint press convention after holding wide-ranging talks with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
India and Egypt additionally in the present day exchanged Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) within the fields of cyber safety, tradition, info know-how, youth issues and broadcasting.
PM Modi and President El-Sisi additionally witnessed the discharge trade of commemorative postage stamps to mark the milestone of 75 years of the institution of diplomatic ties between India and Egypt.
The commemorative postal stamp was exchanged between Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Data Know-how of India and Dr. Amr Ahmed Samih Talaat, Minister of Communications and Data Know-how of Egypt.
El-Sisi, who arrived in Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day go to, is the chief visitor for the 2023 Republic Day Parade.
Addressing the joint press meet at Hyderabad Home, PM Modi mentioned, “We have now additionally determined in in the present day’s assembly to additional strengthen cooperation between our defence industries, and to extend trade of counter-terrorism info and intelligence.”
He mentioned that India and Egypt will take sturdy motion to manage cross-border terrorism. “India and Egypt are involved about terrorism. Each nations agree that sturdy actions should be taken to manage cross-border terrorism. Through the Covid outbreak, we labored collectively to satisfy the necessities of each nations,” PM Modi mentioned.
The Prime Minister additionally mentioned that they’ve determined to take the bilateral commerce between India and Egypt to $12 billion within the subsequent 5 years.
He added that there was a rise in joint train coaching and capability constructing between India and Egypt. “We’ll additionally cooperate on misuse of our on-line world that helps in spreading extremism and radicalisation. We additionally held discussions on provide chain that was disrupted because of Covid and Ukraine disaster,” PM Modi mentioned.
He welcomed El-Sisi and his delegation to India and mentioned that the President will would be the Chief Visitor on India’s Republic Day. “I’m joyful that the Egyptian navy contingent will even be taking part within the parade,” he mentioned.
“India and Egypt are two of the oldest civilisations. There’s a historical past of commerce relations between our two nations. In the previous couple of years, our bilateral ties have deepened. This yr Egypt has been invited as a particular visitor on the upcoming G20 assembly,” the Prime Minister mentioned.
El-Sisi, in the meantime, invited PM Modi to Cairo to take the ties between the 2 nations ahead.
“I met PM Modi in 2015 in New York and I had full confidence in him. I knew he’ll take his nation ahead. I’ve invited PM Modi to Cairo, Egypt to take our relationship ahead,” the Egyptian President mentioned within the joint press convention in the present day.
Earlier within the day, the Egyptian President was accorded a Guard of Honour on the Rashtrapati Bhavan the place he was welcomed by President Droupadi Murmu and PM Modi.
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