France Praises New Suez Canal As Great Venture

The Elyseacute;e described inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal next month as a great success, which will push forward the developmental ventures in the surrounding economic areas.

This remark came in a statement issued by the Elyseacute;e on Thursday to announce that the French President Franccedil;ois Hollande will attend the inauguration ceremony of the canal on August 6 upon an invitation from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

During Hollande’s visit to Egypt, he will discuss with Sisi some issues of common interest, the statement read.

MENA