He added that China supports more Chinese companies to invest in Egypt, build infrastructure and technology sciences, and upgrade the level of partnership between China and Egypt.
The national campaign to vaccinate elderly people and those with chronic diseases against Coronavirus pandemic kicked off Thursday.
Some 15,704 non-Egyptian children residing in the country have been given the polio vaccine as part of a three-day nationwide campaign to administer the vaccination, according to a Health Ministry statement Wednesday.
A session titled "Recovering Stronger, Rebuilding Better: Pathways for a More Secure, Resilient, and Prosperous Africa" was held.
She added that Egypt has passed the peak of the second wave of the infection, noting that the situation in Egypt is better than in other countries.
A vaccine shipment – consisting of 300,000 doses - granted by China to Egypt arrived to Cairo International Airport early on Tuesday.
Xi Jinping affirmed keenness to enhance cooperation between relevant authorities in China and Egypt to curb the coronavirus spread
The official noted that the vaccination of medical staff will be over next week giving room for citizens to acquire the vaccine.
This raises the total number of infected cases in the country to 176,333.
Egypt has started its vaccination campaign in January, starting with the medical teams at quarantine hospitals, for being on top of priority groups in terms of vaccination.
Vaccinating the first doctor and nurse included in the Health Ministry’s anti-coronavirus campaign on Sunday, Egypt has started providing vaccines to medical workers in 40 quarantine hospitals nationwide.
The number of coronavirus cases has dropped by 50 percent within a month, including those self-quarantining in homes, Health Minister Hala Zayed said.
Egypt has negotiated with a number of companies developing vaccines, adding that vaccines of Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca will soon be approved in Egypt.
Coronavirus vaccine doses will be provided to the medical staff at quarantine hospitals starting Sunday, January 24, official sources at the Health Ministry told Egypt Today.
The financing will provide vaccines for over 2 million individuals. The vaccines are expected to arrive in Lebanon by early February 2021.
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud received Friday the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine, the country's official news agency reported.
Sisi urged officials to look for the best offers of the most effective vaccines developed by the international companies.
Egypt’s Dar al Iftaa said it is not forbidden according to the Islamic Sharia to use the coronavirus vaccine, which is said to contain a porcine substance, as long as this substance has been transformed into another new one.
That will be in the first quarter of 2021.
Margaret Keenan, a 90-year-old grandmother, on Tuesday became the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.