FILE- Sisi congratulates Copts at Christmas Mass in Cairo's Abbasiya cathedral in 2016
CAIRO - 6 April 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi extended his Easter wishes to Coptic Orthodox Christians domestically and abroad.
He sent, via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, cables of greetings to the Egyptian embassies and consulates.
It is scheduled that the Easter eve mass will be held on Saturday evening at the St. Mark Cathedral in Abassyia.
On Jan. 7, President Sisi celebrated Christmas with Copts when he visited the Cathedral, in a show of solidarity and to pay respects to the ancient community.
"We, with the grace of God, are offering a message of peace and love from here, not just to Egyptians or to the region, but to the entire world."