Newsflash: Egyptian President AL-Sisi to visit South Sudan tomorrow

President Salva Kiir Mayardit and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah AL-Sisi during a joint press conference in Egypt |Photo: Egypt State Information Service

Nov 27, 2020 (Thessherald)–The Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi, and his accompanying delegation, are expected to visit the Republic of South Sudan for the first time tomorrow, Saturday, the Office of the President announced on Friday.

“The Office of the President is delighted to announce that, His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt and his accompanying delegation is paying a visit to South Sudan on Saturday, November 28, 2020,” the Office of the President officially announced this afternoon.

According to the Presidency, the visiting Egyptian leader will be formally welcomed by his South Sudanese counterpart, President Salva Kiir Mayardit at Juba International Airport.

“H.E. Salva Kiir Mayardit will welcome his Egyptian Counterpart, President Abdel Fattah Al- Sisi upon arrival ar Juba International Airport. The two leaders are expected to hold bilateral talks which will include State Lunch.”

The President’s office confirmed that the two leaders are scheduled to discuss a wide range of regional issues and to cement bilateral relations between the two countries.

“They will discuss bilateral issues and exchange views on regional stability as well as deepening South Sudan’s and Egypt diplomatic ties.”

The Office of the President extended an invitation to media houses to cover the arrival of the Egyptian head of State.

“Therefore, The Office of the President invites the general public to come to Juba International Airport beginning from 8:00 am for the reception ceremony of the historic visit of His Excellency Abdel Fattah AI- Sisi. We would also like to reiterate that only the invited media houses are allowed to cover this event.”

This is a developing story, check back in a few minutes for more updates on the visit of the Egyptian President.

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