Egypt’s Sisi visits Kazakhstan, Japan and S. Korea
President Abdel Fatah al Sisi. Youm7 archive.

CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah al Sisi arrived Friday in the Republic of Kazakhstan in a three-country tour includes Japan and South Korea, according to presidential statement.

The Egyptian President is scheduled to hold a series of meetings including talks with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister Karim Massimov to address overall bilateral relations and ways of advancing them as well as exchange views on various regional and international issues of mutual interest, primarily combating terrorism, said the statement.

Sisi will deliver a speech at Nazarbayev University addressing overall political and economic developments in Egypt over the past few years, regional developments and ways to combat terrorism and rectify religious discourse.

In Tokyo, Sisi will meet with Emperor Akihito and Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and discuss ways of enhancing political and economic relations between Egypt and Japan in the fields of education, energy and environment, according to the statement.

The President El Sisi will conclude his Asian tour with a visit to South Korea, where he is expected to meet with President Park Geun-hye, the Prime Minister and the Speaker of Parliament.

The visit is expected to witness the signing of a declaration on the promotion of relations to the level of Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation between the two countries.

In August 2015, Sisi visited  Singapore, China and Indonesia to bolster bilateral cooperation in various fields.

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