New Delhi: Prime Minister of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi visited to Cairo to pay a State Visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt from 24-25 June 2023. The visit was at invitation of H.E. Mr. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt, which he extended to the Prime Minister in January 2023 when he graced our Republic Day celebrations as the ‘Chief Guest’. This was the Prime Minister’s first visit to Egypt.
Apart from his talks with President Sisi, Prime Minister Modi was interacted with senior dignitaries from the Egyptian Government, some prominent Egyptian personalities, as well as the Indian community in Egypt. Relations between India and Egypt are based on ancient trade and economic linkages as well as cultural and deep-rooted people-to-people ties. During the State Visit of President Sisi in January 2023, it was agreed to elevate the relationship to a ‘Strategic Partnership’.