'Relationship between India & Egypt has got a new momentum'

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Cairo, Jan 27: The bilateral relationship between India and Egypt has got a new momentum and both countries will see cooperation in various fields including political, economic and security cooperation, the Indian envoy here has said.

India's Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya addressing a gathering at a hotel here yesterday on the occasion of India's 67th Republic Day said: "Prime Minister Modi and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi have met twice last year last and the Minister of External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Sushma Swaraj made a very significant visit to Egypt".

New momentum in India, Egypt relation

"So our partnership now has a new momentum," the Ambassador said. Bhattacharyya said that both countries are working on enhancing economic engagement and scientific collaboration and deeper culture cooperation and people to people contacts.

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An exhibition by children was organised in the name "Glimpse of India" as part of the event. A 'Kalbeliya' performance by a Rajasthani folk dance troupe was also held.

PTI 

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