Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al Sisi sent a letter Wednesday to his South Sudanese counterpart Salva Kiir to confirm the strength of the bilateral relations between the two African countries.
Chief of Egypt’s Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel on Wednesday headed to South Sudan, where he is set to meet with President Salva Kiir Mayardit and a number of officials, Extra News reported as urgent.
South Sudan got its independence from Sudan on July 9, 2011, in accordance with an agreement signed between two countries and ended a civil war that lasted for decades.
South Sudan has so far recorded 481 coronavirus cases and 4 deaths, while Egypt has reported more than 15,000 cases and almost 700 deaths.
The move comes upon directives from President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
Egypt’s head of the General Intelligence General Abbas Kamel handed over a message from President Abdel Fatah al Sisi to South Sudanese President.
Egypt’s participation would last until March 14, said head of the National Society for Rights and Freedoms Walid Farouk in the statement.
The Egyptian military transported relief to the South Sudanese flood victims that have been languishing in its aftermath for months.
“We will never forget Cairo’s stances and support for South Sudan, especially with our students who study at Egypt’s universities,” Mayardit told Abdel Aal.
House of Representatives Speaker Ali Abdel Aal arrived in Juba early Monday on a five-day official visit for talks on means of promoting South Sudan peace and stability.
Peace negotiations come in a continuation of the Egyptian-sponsored peace meeting Egypt’s Ain Sokhna last September among the conflicting parties after they signed an agreement of peace last year.
In just a couple of days, the number of South Sudanese citizens screened for Hepatitis C by the Egyptian medical mission has almost tripled to become 676.
Sameh Shoukri expressed Egypt's unease over the long duration of the GERD negotiations.
The Egyptian medical team has been joined by a local one in order to deliver the service for citizens within an adequate duration.
The medical team's arrival came shortly after the opening of the first Hepadnaviridae unit at the Egyptian clinic in Juba, under the slogan 'Long Live Egypt, Africa.'
The meeting, which was held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture in Cairo, was attended by the supervisor of joint African farms at the ministry, Maher el Maghraby.
The aid is part of development programs to support the African country's medical sector, pointed out that the first shipment was sent in October.
Deputy Head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo embarked Saturday on an official visit to the South Sudanese capital of Juba.
Abbas Kamel made an official visit to South Sudan on Wednesday.
“I am asking you as a brother to stay in peace. I am asking you with my heart, let us go forward. There will be many problems but they will not overcome us. Resolve your problems,” Francis said in improvised remarks