PRESS: This came on the sideline of a luncheon hosted by the Egyptian leader, as Chairperson of the African Union
CAIRO – 25 August 2019: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received on Sunday President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, President of Senegal Macky Sall, President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa and President of Burkina Faso Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.
This came on the sideline of a luncheon hosted by the Egyptian leader, as Chairperson of the African Union, to coordinate the African stand on a number of issues during the 2019 G7 Africa held in France’s Biarritz.
President Sisi headed Saturday to Biarritz for participating in the 2019 G7 Summit, due on August 24-26 be and chaired by France.
The G7 Summit comes under theme “Fighting Inequality.” G7 stands for seven countries (U.S., the UK, Japan, Italy, Germany, France and Canada), which represent 40% of the global GDP, according to the official website of the Elysee.
France had previously hosted the G7 summits for six times since the establishment of the group in 1975 to tackle global issues of peace, security, health, education, environment, climate change, counterterrorism, etc.
In October 2017, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi paid France a four-day official visit, during which he tackled bilateral and international and regional issues with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in Elysee Palace.