Minister of Electricity and Renewable Resources Mohamed Shaker met Monday with Djibouti Energy Minister Yonis Ali Guedi.
The main food products exported from Egypt to Djibouti during the period from January to May were processed cheese ($308,318), tea ($287,002), sugar ($261,025), oil except of olive oil ($208,116).
CAPMAS noted thatEgypt’s exports to Djibouti rose 37.5 percent to $82.3 million during the first 10 months of 2021, compared to $59.8 million during the same period in 2020.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi received, Monday his Djiboutian counterpart Ismail Omar Guelleh at Al-Ittihadiya Palace in an official ceremony.
Ambassador Hossam El-Din Reda highlighted the great importance that Egypt attaches to relations with Djibouti.
The Egyptian Minister of Health added that a nursing school will be established in the hospital, in addition to providing a place for ambulances, in order to integrate medical services in the hospital.
The Djiboutian side expressed appreciation for the Egyptian efforts and its support for the people, helping them to face challenges.
"It is my pleasure to be the first president of the Arab Republic of Egypt to hold a state visit to Djibouti, which plays a pivotal role in the region," President Sisi said.
The visit is the first of its kind as no Egyptian chief of state has ever visited Djibouti.
Two military aid planes took off from East Cairo Air Base, Wednesday carrying large quantities of medicines, medical supplies and food, heading to Djibouti.
Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Sherif Eissa held talks with a number of senior officials in Djibouti topped by officials of the Djiboutian ministries of investment and foreign affairs.
The two sides also discussed ways to boost joint cooperation in the field of air transport.
A military cargo aircraft carrying relief aid to Djibouti took off on Sunday upon directives by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
Sisi voiced support to Djibouti in such hard circumstances and expressed readiness to dispatch medical and relief aids to back the Djiboutian national efforts following the floods.
Eleven financial and technical agreements were signed on Saturday.
This came during the meeting of the export committee at the Egyptian Businessmen Association (EBA) under Mostafa el Naggari.
Hamad further expressed Djibouti’s appreciation to Egypt’s strenuous efforts in supporting the preparation of Djiboutian cadres.
Youssouf handed president Sisi a message from Djibouti counterpart Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, who praised the historic relations between the two countries.
he two sides also discussed the possibility of Egyptian petroleum companies’ participation in implementing new projects in Djibouti in the fields of natural gas and logistics in light of their experiences.
Abdel Aal conveyed the greetings of President Abdel Fatah El Sisi to Guelleh.