Egypt: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his first state visit to Egypt aimed at strengthening the bilateral relations between India and Egypt. His maiden visit began by holding discussions with Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Madbouly and top cabinet ministers. Further, he visited 11th-century history Al-Hakim Mosque in Cairo today, which was restored with the help of India’s Dawoodi Bohra community.
Concluding his historic visit to Egypt, PM Modi tweeted, “My visit to Egypt was a historic one. it will add renewed vigor to India-Egypt relations and will benefit the people of our nations I thank President Alsisi, the Government, and the people of Egypt for their affection”.
Modi was welcomed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the airport in Cairo. The two leaders held a bilateral meeting, where they discussed a wide range of issues, including trade, investment, security, and cultural cooperation.
Modi also addressed the Egyptian Parliament, where he spoke about the importance of India-Egypt ties. He said that the two countries share a common history and culture, and that they are natural partners in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
Modi also visited the Al-Azhar Mosque, one of the most important mosques in the world. He met with the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayyib, and discussed ways to promote interfaith dialogue and understanding.
The visit was a significant milestone in India-Egypt relations. It was the first time that an Indian prime minister had visited Egypt in over a decade. The visit was a success, and it helped to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two countries.
The two countries signed a number of agreements, including an agreement on cooperation in the field of civil aviation, an agreement on cooperation in the field of renewable energy, and an agreement on cooperation in the field of culture. The two countries agreed to work together to combat terrorism and extremism and also agreed to boost trade and investment ties through enhanced cultural cooperation.
The visit was a success, and it helped to strengthen the bilateral ties between India and Egypt. The two countries share a common history and culture, and they are natural partners in the fight against terrorism and extremism. The visit was a significant milestone in India-Egypt relations, and it is hoped that it will lead to further cooperation between the two countries in the years to come.