[ACCI-CAVIE] Minister of Electricity and Renewable Resources Mohamed Shaker met Monday 29 August 2022 with Djibouti Energy Minister Yonis Ali Guedi to hold talks on potential partnerships in the sector.
In a different context, the Food Export Council (FEC) indicated that the sector’s exports to Dijibouti amounted to $4.51 million during the first five months of 2022.
The FEC said that the main food products exported from Egypt to Djibouti in the period from January to May were processed cheese ($308,318), tea ($287,002), sugar ($261,025), oil except of olive oil ($208,116).
President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh was received in February by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi in Cairo after the latter had paid a visit to Djibouti in May, which was the first by an Egyptian chief of state to the fellow African state.
Guelleh described in the joint press conference with Sisi in Cairo that as “fruitful and constructive.”
The Djibouti president also reiterated that the two sides are keen on continuing their consultations and cooperation regarding a number of regional and international issues of common interest.
Talks between the two sides took up ways of enhancing bilateral ties at all levels as well as exchanging viewpoints toward a host of issues of mutual concern, Guelleh said. The Djibouti president further said that he agreed with President Sisi on opening new horizons for cooperation between the two countries that are not only limited to economic, investment and health domains, but also encompassing security, transportation, infrastructure and capacity building.
“We both agreed as well on the importance of boosting cooperation to establish security and stability in the region and working to attain joint interests and promote our integration,” Guelleh added.
Egypt’s President Sisi said that the bilateral cooperation between Egypt and Djibouti witnessed ‘important qualitative’ steps in all fields during the past period.
Sisi added that he agreed with President Guelleh on increasing mutual investments between both countries and supporting the economic development efforts in Djibouti.
By Egypt Today staff