Presidents of Ukraine and Egypt discuss implementation of bilateral economic projects

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Presidents of Ukraine and Egypt discuss implementation of bilateral economic projects
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi during a phone conversation discussed the issues of trade and economic cooperation, the president’s press service reported on Thursday evening.

“The President of Egypt noted friendly relations between the peoples of the two countries and stressed the Egyptian side's readiness to expand trade and economic cooperation with our state, in particular the implementation of certain bilateral economic projects," reads the report.

President Poroshenko, in turn, congratulated Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on the victory in the presidential elections held in March 2018.

"Also, prospects for holding the next meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between Ukraine and Egypt were discussed," reads the report.

Poroshenko also stressed the need to intensify the bilateral dialogue at all levels and invited Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to visit Ukraine.

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