RAMAPHOSA CONGRATULATES AL-SISI ON HIS RE-ELECTION

PRETORIA– South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended warm congratulations to his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, on his re-election as President of Egypt.

The Egyptian National Election Authority announced that President Al Sisi had been re-elected to the high office for a second term following the presidential elections in March.

President Ramaphosa said he was committed to working with President Al Sisi to forge closer strategic co-operation between South Africa and Egypt, focusing in particular on economic and security co-operation.

The President said further that the two countries need to continue working together in pursuance of continental integration, peace and security as well as the fight against all forms of terrorism and extremism.

South Africa and Egypt enjoy cordial relations dating back to the days of the liberation struggle against apartheid.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK