India-Egypt Elevates Ties To ‘Strategic Partnership’ Based On 4 Pillars: Foreign Secy Kwatra

India and Egypt have elevated ties to a ‘strategic partnership’ and it has four key pillars — “political and security cooperation, cultural, scientific, people to people contact.” At a special media briefing on the meeting of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra said, “Key highlights of today’s interactions between them is the elevation of the bilateral relationship to a strategic partnership, comprising four key pillars  — political and security cooperation, the segment of economic engagement, scientific and academic collaboration and…

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India, Egypt Elevate Ties To Strategic Partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India has decided to elevate bilateral relations with Egypt to a strategic partnership. “We’ve decided that under India-Egypt Strategic Partnership we will develop a long-term framework for greater cooperation in the fields of politics, security, economics and science,” PM Modi said at a joint press conference after holding wide-ranging talks with visiting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. India and Egypt also exchanged MoUs in cyber security, culture, information technology, youth matters and broadcasting. PM Modi and President Sisi also witnessed the release…

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Egypt Contracts To Buy 1,80,000 Ton Wheat From India

Egypt has contracted to buy 1,80,000 tonnes of wheat from India, less than previously agreed, but is looking at ways to extract more flour from grain and even use potatoes in bread making as it tries to trim imports, the supply minister said. Egypt, one of the world’s biggest wheat importers, has in recent years purchased much of its grain from the Black Sea, but saw those imports disrupted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The conflict has also further raised wheat import costs. Egypt relies mainly on imported wheat to…

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