President El-Sisi Meets President of European Parliament in Brussels
Saturday, February 19, 2022
President El-Sisi Meets President of European Parliament in Brussels


President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola, on the sidelines of his visit to the Belgian capital, Brussels.

The Spokesman for the Presidency stated that the President congratulated Ms. Metsola on assuming her new post and confirmed Egypt's keenness to enhance parliamentary cooperation with the European side, in light of the importance of the strategic relation between the two sides. This is while taking into consideration the intertwined interests and mounting common challenges, especially terrorism and hate speech, as well as challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic and its economic, social and health repercussions.

The president of the European Parliament stressed her appreciation for the distinguished relations between the two sides and the European Union's keenness to strengthen the partnership with Egypt across various fields, especially at the level of economic and trade relations. This is in addition to supporting Egypt in its efforts to achieve comprehensive development, which witnessed significant progress recently, as well as the continuous consultation on the most important regional issues within the Euro-Mediterranean framework.