President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received a telephone call on Thursday from Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, who congratulated the President on the success of the recent African Summit in Addis Ababa under the President’s chairmanship.
He also praised the continuous development of bilateral relations between Egypt and Kenya, pointing to the existence of broad prospects for the development of relations within the frameworks of joint cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
Presidential spokesman Ambassador Bassam Rady said that the President stressed during the phone call the special importance he attaches to the consultation with President Kenyatta in the light of the distinguished bilateral relations.
The two leaders also discussed the development of a number of regional issues and files related to the African Union. In this regard, consensus was reached on maximizing coordination, consultation and exchange of views between the two sides during the year of the AU Egyptian presidency.
Rady added that the talks tackled ways to achieve economic and development integration between the Nile Basin countries, where it was agreed on the importance of engaging in constructive and effective dialogue in order to enhance strategic cooperation.