21 July 2012

Egypt: Chinese President Invites Morsi to Visit Beijing

Chinese President Hu Jintao invited Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi to visit China at any time he considers suitable, stressing that Egypt will remain Beijing's most important partner in Africa.

The remarks came during a meeting with Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr on the sidelines of the Fifth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Amr Roshdy said on Friday 20/07/2012.

The Chinese president expressed confidence that Egypt will overcome all challenges it faces in the current stage, Roshdy said. He voiced China's readiness to support the economic development in Egypt, whether through joint projects or by increasing the number of tourists coming to Egypt. For his part, Amr asserted that Egypt is looking forward to sharing China's expertise in the economic domain.

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