The Egyptian president is accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising ministers, officials and business leaders. Today he will meet Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj and will discuss the bilateral issues.
On Friday, Sisi will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee and Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari. During the meeting with Indian Prime Minister Modi and Sisi will discuss the issue of terrorism and economic cooperation between the two countries.
The Egyptian president’s visit is significant since India has increased its engagement in the Middle East as part of its foreign policy priority.