High-profile UAE delegation arrives in Egypt

Diplomatic sources told Anadolu Agency that the delegation, led by Minister of State Sultan Ahmad Al-Jaber, will meet with Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi to discuss "issues of mutual concern."

High-profile UAE delegation arrives in Egypt

World Bulletin / News Desk

A delegation of high-ranking officials from the United Arab Emirates arrived in Cairo on Tuesday for talks with their Egyptian counterparts on how the gulf country might extend help to crisis-hit Egypt.

Diplomatic sources told Anadolu Agency that the delegation, led by Minister of State Sultan Ahmad Al-Jaber, will meet with Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawi to discuss "issues of mutual concern."

The visit comes within the context of UAE efforts to support Egypt during its current transitional phase, sources added.

It remains unclear how long the delegation will stay in the country.

The UAE was among the first Arab countries to welcome the July 3 military ouster of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected president.

The country has since pledged $3 billion in aid – in the form of a $1 billion grant and a $2 billion interest-free loan – to support Egypt's economy during the transitional period.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Ağustos 2013, 16:48
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