President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, President of the Republic, received Guido Crosito, Italian Minister of Defense, in the presence of Lieutenant General Mohamed Zaki, Minister of Defense and Military Production, and Major General Giuseppe Dragoni, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the Italian Armed Forces, as well as Ambassador Michele Quaroni, Ambassador of Italy to Cairo.
The Italian Minister of Defense praised Egypt’s essential role in maintaining stability in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions.
The meeting also discussed the phenomenon of illegal immigration, and the need for concerted efforts to advance mechanisms to face cross-border challenges was emphasized. The Italian side appreciated the active Egyptian efforts in this regard.
Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, the official spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, stated that the meeting witnessed the confirmation of mutual keenness to continue strengthening the historical and close ties between the two countries, and to advance bilateral cooperation frameworks at various levels during the coming period, especially in the military and security fields.
Apache CEO: The positive experience of cooperation with Egypt is a success story
Earlier, he received President Abdel Fattah SisiApache CEO, John Christmann, and the two vice presidents of the company, in the presence of Eng. Tariq Al-Mulla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
Counselor Ahmed Fahmy, the official spokesperson for the Presidency of the Republic, stated that the meeting witnessed the follow-up of Apache’s activities in Egypt and its current programs, as well as its plans during the coming period. To increase the volume of its business in the fields of research, exploration and production of oil and gas.
In this context, the President appreciated the distinguished successes of the company in Egypt over the past 30 years, which made it the largest oil producer in the country, stressing Egypt’s keenness to provide the appropriate climate to attract and increase investments in all sectors, especially oil and gas.