Yang lauds Sisi’s role in boosting bilateral relations

Chairperson of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Wang Yang asserted the vital role of Egypt in the Arab region and the whole Islamic world.

Egypt is an important partner of China in the Belt and Road Initiative, Wang stressed during a meeting with Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli.

Cabinet spokesperson Nader Saad said the Chinese top political advisor hailed the vital role played by President Abdel Fatah El Sisi in boosting relations between both countries.

The CPPCC’s chairperson lauded Egypt’s efforts to stimulate its economy, citing its success to push its growth rate to 5.3 percent last year.

China is keen on increasing its companies’ investments in the Egyptian market, Wang noted.

Wang also praised the increase in the number of Chinese tourists to Egypt by 30% during the past three years, stressing that it would see a further boost in the coming period.

Source: State Information Service Egypt