South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said in a Sunday press conference with his Egyptian counterpart that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had promised him to resume negotiations with Egypt and Sudan on Renaissance Dam after the formation of a new government but failed to keep his promise.
the meeting is part of efforts to promote bilateral cooperation and coordination between the two countries.
"We are ready for economic partnership with Egypt in various fields,” he said, adding that an international expo in Juba for Egyptian products, set to be held annually.
Egypt also participated in establishing river berths to connect the main cities with villages of South Sudan by the river navigation
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi reiterated Egypt’s stance on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to South Sudan’s Vice-President James Wani Igga, where a legally-binding agreement on the filling and operation of the structure is necessary to answer to development demands in Ethiopia and downstream countries.
The meetings encompassed representatives of the Ministries of Health, Electricity, Petroleum, Finance, Industry, Transport, Military Production, Culture, along with the Central Bank, the Egyptian Embassy in Juba, and many other stakeholders.
That was in a meeting with South Sudan Vice-President James Wani Igga.
South Sudan Minister of Irrigation Manawa Peter lauded Tuesday in a TV interview the Supreme Joint Egyptian-South Sudanese Committee formed following President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's visit to Juba in November.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Tuesday his South Sudanese counterpart Beatrice Khamisa Wani-Noah in Cairo.
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed on Tuesday with his South Sudanese counterpart Beatrice Wani-Noah bilateral relations and issues of mutual interest, during meeting in Cairo.
Minister of International Cooperation stated that holding the Egyptian-South Sudanese joint higher committee reflects Egypt’s keenness on solidating cooperation with African countries.
The South Sudanese delegation members and their Egyptian counterparts will hold the first session of the Egyptian-South Sudanese higher committee to discuss bilateral cooperation in several fields.
The Made in Egypt exhibition, which was held in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, concluded its activities on Sunday.
Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel Aty discussed Sunday with his South Sudanese counterpart Manao Peter, who is paying Cairo a visit, matters of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation.
Egypt continues the activities of the “Made in Egypt” exhibition organized in Juba, South Sudan as part of the country’s cooperation with all African countries.
The most important items of trade exchange between the two countries include vegetables, fruits, sugar, glass and cotton, stressing that there are great opportunities for Egyptian exports to enter the markets of South Sudan and meet its needs of Egyptian products.
Egypt signed Friday an MoU with each of Sudan and South Sudan on enhancing bilateral investment relations.
Thirty troupes representing Colombia, Philippines, Indonesia, Sudan, South Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Yemen, Democratic Congo, Palestine, Egypt and Syria will take part in the event.
The cultural evening will be held on June 9 at 6 p.m. at the Supreme Council of Culture.
This comes within the framework of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, to open new foreign markets for Egyptian products, as well as to deepen cooperation between Egypt and the brotherly State of South Sudan.