Egyptian Prez’s Visit An Opportunity To Deepen Partnership: ASSOCHAM President

The visit of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is an opportunity to explore new avenues of collaboration and deepen our partnership, said Sumant Sinha, President, ASSOCHAM on Wednesday.  While speaking at an event, Sinha said this year is of importance for both India and Egypt as it marks 75 years of cordial diplomatic relations between the two countries. He also said that India is one of the few large economies where economic growth and sustainable development are moving in complementary directions.  “The world today is going through challenging times and…

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India-Egypt Working To Facilitate Cooperation Between 2 Economies: Egyptians Prez

Indian and Egyptian governments are working to facilitate cooperation between the two economies, said Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt on Wednesday.  While speaking at an event in India, he said that both India and Egypt are working to facilitate cooperation between the two countries.  “We want to bring more Indian investments into our markets and will support the companies. That was my guide to the ministers to help companies fill the gaps in the markets,” he added. El-Sisi stated that Egypt is working to build an economy that is…

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EAM Jaishankar Holds Meeting With Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today held a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi who is the chief guest for India’s 74th Republic Day. The Egyptian President arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu welcomed the Egyptian President at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was welcomed by several other Union Ministers, including Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena also joined the Union Ministers in welcoming the Egyptian President. Egyptian President Abdel…

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Eam Jaishankar Holds Meeting With Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today held a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi who is the chief guest for India’s 74th Republic Day. The Egyptian President arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu welcomed the Egyptian President at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was welcomed by several other Union Ministers, including Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, and Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena also joined the Union Ministers in welcoming the Egyptian President. Egyptian President Abdel…

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President Murmu, PM Modi Welcome Egyptian President At Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s visit to India is believed to be ‘historic’ as he has come to the country for the first time and that too as a chief guest to attend the Republic Day Parade on 26 January. El-Sisi was also welcomed by several other Union Ministers including External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, and Lieutenant Governor of…

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Egyptian Army Contingent To March In India’s Republic Day Parade

A military contingent of the Egyptian Army will march in India’s Republic Day parade on January 26. The Egyptian military contingent will have 144 personnel participating in the parade. The Egyptian military contingent on Monday organised a dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Kartavaya Path in Delhi. This time, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi will be the Chief Guest of the 74th Republic Day celebrations. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including five Ministers and senior officials. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is due to arrive in New…

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Egyptian President’s Republic Day Visit To Reinforce Age-old Ties With India

The invitation to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as India’s chief guest at the upcoming Republic Day celebrations on 26 January will likely reinforce the age-old connection between the two earliest civilisations. India has assumed the chair of the G-20 and the invitation to a leader of an important country in Africa signifies India’s role as the voice of the south and an interlocutor between the global South with the North. “It is the first visit as a chief guest by an Egyptian President. Of course, we did have leaders…

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Where are the safest places to travel in 2023? It depends on how you define ‘safe’

From catching Covid-19 to getting caught in a blizzard, traveling can be risky business these days. But just how risky often depends on the destination — and how you define the risks. Safest cities: people’s perceptions A report published by the U.K.-based insurance company William Russell ranked the “safest cities in the world,” according to people’s perceptions. On this list, which relied on perceived crime rates on the crowdsourced global database Numbeo, Asia and Europe dominated the rankings of “safest” cities. Taiwan’s Taipei scored the highest, while Buenos Aires, Argentina,…

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Egypt’s Suez Canal Generates Record $7.9 Bn Revenue In 2022

Egypt’s Suez Canal generated a record-breaking USD 7.9 billion in revenue in 2022, according to authorities.  The revenues for 2022 are the highest in the SCA’s history, Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie told parliament. According to the Xinhua news agency, revenue for 2021 will be USD 6.333 billion. According to him, more than 23,000 ships carrying 1.4 billion tonnes of cargo passed through the navigation course in 2022, up from 21,700 ships the previous year. Former SCA deputy chairman Wael Qaddour attributed the record revenue to the high…

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IMF Approves $3 Bn Loan To Egypt Amid High Inflation, Forex Shortages

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that its executive board had approved a USD 3 billion loan to Egypt over 46 months. The decision allows for an immediate disbursement of approximately USD 347 million to Egypt, which will help meet the balance of payments needed and provide support to the budget, the IMF said in a statement, adding that the loan package is expected to encourage Egypt’s international and regional partners to provide an additional USD 14 billion to finance the Arab world’s most populous country, according to Xinhua news…

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