CAIRO: President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi received on Monday a phone call from the President of Malawi, Peter Mutharika, who reiterated the strong relations and cooperation between Egypt and Malawi and noted his country’s keenness to further enhance them across various fields.
President Mutharika also expressed his country’s appreciation for Egypt’s efforts to effectuate cooperation programs in Malawi.
President Al Sisi affirmed the commitment and high priority Egypt accords to African countries. The President valued the Egyptian-Malawian relations and lauded Malawi’s positions in support of Egypt at regional and international fora. He referred to President Mutharika’s visit to Sharm El Sheikh last year to participate in the COMESA-EAC-SADC summit, a visit that demonstrated keenness to develop economic cooperation among African countries, so as to realize the interests of their peoples.
The two presidents agreed on the need to start taking the necessary executive measures to sign the Memorandum of Understanding, proposed by Malawi, to establish a joint committee to enhance cooperation between the two countries. They also stressed the importance of strengthening economic cooperation through the implementation of feasible projects to realize common interests.
President El Sisi affirmed Egypt’s support for Malawi’s development endeavours, particularly in the capacity building fields, through the Egyptian Agency of Partnership for Development.
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