Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25th January announced that India has decided to elevate bilateral relations with Egypt to a strategic partnership. India and Egypt also exchanged MoUs in the field of cyber security, culture, information technology, youth matters and broadcasting.
PM Modi and President Sisi also witnessed the release exchange of commemorative postage stamps to mark the milestone of 75 years of the establishment of diplomatic ties between India and Egypt. The commemorative postal stamp was exchanged between Ashwini Vaishnav, Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics and Information Technology of Egypt.
Addressing the joint press meet at Hyderabad House, PM Modi said, “ We have also decided in today’s meeting to further strengthen cooperation between our defense industries and to increase exchange of counter-terrorism information and intelligence.