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".
"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.
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.