CAIRO: Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber has informed Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi he plans to personally attend the March Egypt Economic Development Conference, the presidency office announced Wednesday.
Sisi received a letter from Kuwaiti ambassador in Egypt Salem Ghasab during a meeting in the palace; the message stated that Sabah accepted Sisi’s invitation in “appreciation for the long-standing historical relations between the two countries.”
During the meeting, different topics were tackled including economic and investment relations between the two countries, along with the latest arrangements of the summit, the presidency stated.
President Sisi also received a phone call from his Sudanese counterpart Omar Al-Bashir, according to the presidency statement Wednesday.
Sisi said that he is looking forward to enhance the relations between the two countries, especially as they are linked with common interests including the Nile river, “that represents life itself to both of them.”
A number of Arabian and international leaders are expected to attend the economic conference in Sharm eL-Sheikh following invitations sent by President Sisi and his government.