President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met on Sunday 15/3/2015 with Bahraini King Hamad bin Eissa al Khalifa and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed al Nuhyyan on the sidelines of Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC).
Presidential Spokesman Alaa Youssef said President Sisi has praised the participation of King Hamad. Sisi said Egypt-Bahrain relations are developing.
The Egyptian people and government praised the results of the summit and the Bahraini king’s support for Egypt.
For his part, King Hamad congratulated president Sisi on the success of the EEDC, praising the results of the conference that showed the international community’s backing of Egypt. The meeting discussed pushing forward bilateral ties and reviewed regional and international affairs.
Yousef said that the UAE foreign minister praised the good organization and outcome of the conference.
“Egypt managed to regain trust of the Arab and foreign investors as a result of this conference,” Sheikh Abdullah said, hailing the promising agreements signed between Egypt and the other countries during the gathering.
“The conference provided an opportunity for the Egyptian government to brief the international community on its steps to carry out economic reforms, improve the living standards of Egyptians and review investment opportunities in Egypt,” the minister added. He also reiterated UAE support for the comprehensive development process in Egypt and efforts exerted to achieve prosperity and welfare of the Egyptian people.
President Sisi, meanwhile, thanked the UAE for its effective contribution to organizing the conference and support for Egypt at the economic and political levels.
“Contributions made by the UAE, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia provide a model for cooperation and coordination among the Arab states,” he said.