At an invitation of H.E. President Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, H.E. Abdel Fattah Al Sisi President of Egypt will visit India from 1 to 3 September, 2016.
"India and Egypt enjoy excellent relations marked by strong, traditional and civilizational ties and contribute towards peace and development in the world," the Indian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' statement said.
Al Sisi will meet both Indian and Egyptian business leaders during the visit. The program of the visit will tackle different political and economic issues of mutual interest for the two countries and will witness the signatory of agreements and MOUs for new huge joint projects in various domains.
“The visit by focusing on the deep friendship and cooperation and the great deal of common civilization components between the two countries and by highlighting the long history of fraternity of the two peoples will reflect positively in a growing intra tourist flow between the two great countries” said Ismail Amer, the Egyptian Tourism Counsellor in Mumbai.
Tourist traffic from India to Egypt has increase by 27.2% in 2015 compared to 2014. “We are quite sure that the tourist traffic to Egypt from India is going soon to fully recover to the figures recorded in 2010 which touch based then the figure of 1,14,000 tourists per year. The visit is another great factor to boost Egypt's efforts in that regard” Added Ismail.