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Egypt keen to boost ties with Gambia: President Sisi

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with Gambian president Adama Barrow (Photo:Egyptian Presidency)

According to an online Egypt news site, Ahram, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has expressed Egypt’s keenness on boosting relations with Gambia in all fields, especially in infrastructure, technical assistance and training.

The president’s statements came in a meeting on Monday with Gambian President Adama Barrow in the presence of Egypt’s foreign minister and general intelligence chief.

Egypt’s presidential spokesman Bassam Rady was quoted by the news site saying El-Sisi hailed the distinguished ties binding Egypt and Gambia.

The Gambian leader praised the development in relations, saying he was keen to participate in the recent Africa 2018 forum, which proved to be one of the most important investment gatherings.

The spokesman said that the two leaders discussed the latest developments in Gambia, and that El-Sisi expressed Egypt’s keenness on supporting Gambia at international forums.

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