Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi at the Presidential Palace in Cairo today. The Egyptian President conferred PM Modi with the ‘Order of the Nile’ award, which is Egypt’s highest state honour. The two leaders are set to hold high-level talks and sign strategic partnership documents.
In the second leg of his two-nation visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Cairo on Saturday for the first bilateral visit by an Indian PM after 26 years. In a special gesture, PM Modi was welcomed at the airport in Cairo by Egypt’s Prime Minister and accorded a ceremonial welcome and a Guard of Honour.
PM Modi also met with the Grand Mufti of Egypt, Hassan Allam, CEO of Hassan Allam Holding Company, famous thinker Tarek Heggy and popular yoga instructors Reem Jabak and Nada Adel during his visit.