The Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Kuwait and the Ambassador of Senegal Abdulahad Mbaki said that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi succeeded in restoring Egypt's leading role in the African continent.
In statements to MENA on Monday 7/1/2019, Mbaki said that President Sisi's stances since he took the helm in 2014 reflected his keenness on promoting ties with African countries.
He further wished Egypt's stability which is part and parcel of stability in the whole African continent.
As for ties between Egypt and Senegal, he asserted the depth of relations between the two countries at the public and official levels.
Commenting on President Sisi's inauguration of El Fattah El Aleem Mosque and the Nativity of Christ Cathedral, the biggest cathedral in the Middle East, in the New Administrative Capital, the Senegalese diplomat stressed that this explicitly proved that there is no religious discrimination in Egypt.
He also lauded the success of the third edition of the Africa Forum that was held in the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh in September, under the aegis of President Sisi.
The forum was held under the theme "Bold Leadership and Collective Commitment: Advancing Intra-African Investments.