Sisi to visit Brazil after presidential elections: FM spox
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi - YOUM7 (Archive)

CAIRO:  President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi accepted Wednesday the Brazilian President’s invitation to visit Brazil, presidential spokesperson Ihab Badawi announced Wednesday.

Sisi along with the Minister of agriculture Adel al-Beltagy met Wednesday the Brazilian Minister of agriculture Neri Geller and other Brazilian officials to discuss bilateral relations in the agricultural field, Youm7 reported.

During the meeting, Sisi asked Geller to thank the Brazilian President, adding “We admire the Brazilian experience and appreciate quantum leap achieved in Brazil especially on the economical level,” Badawi said.

The president signaled that they seek to enhance cooperation with Brazil in all fields especially the trade, agricultural and Scientific Research fields.

Sisi will make his visit after the Brazilian elections, al-Watan reported.

The general elections in Brazil are expected to take place Oct. 5, 2014 to elect the Brazilian President, National Congress, state governors and state legislatures.

Former president Mohamed Morsi visited Brazil May 7, 2013 to discuss bilateral relations in the trade and investment fields.

Additionally reporting by Nour Zulfikar

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