Al-Sisi discusses with Ugandan President preparations for the upcoming Nile Basin summit


Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi spoke on the phone Sunday with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni about bilateral relations and common interest issues between the two countries. The call included preparations for the upcoming Nile Basin summit. President Museveni informed President Al-Sisi about his [Museveni] communications with Nile Basin country leaders.

During the call, President Al-Sisi expressed Egypt’s pride in the historic ties between Egypt and Uganda and his keenness on boosting cooperation between the two countries on all levels.

The president praised the Ugandan President’s role in boosting solidarity and cooperation between the African countries and supporting security and stability in the continent.

The Ugandan President expressed the same sentiment concerning cooperation, a result of President Al-Sisi’s visit to Uganda last year. President Museveni also stressed the importance of increasing consultation and coordination between the two sides in order to boost the African common work especially issues related to cooperation between Nile Basin countries amid the Ugandan presidency of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI).


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