The American-Egyptian relations in the light of President El-Sisi‘s visit to Washington
Regarding the council’s interest of the Egyptian American relations develpoment under President Trump, the council organized a symposium about this topic on Wednesday the 12th of April 2017, after President El-Sisi’s visit to Washington, with participate Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran, Chair of the council, Ambassador Dr. Ezzat Saad Director of the council and number of Ambassadors and experts , the meeting that was moderated by Ambassador Hussein Hassouna the Coordinator of Permanent Committee of American Affairs at the Council.
Ambassador Abdel-Raouf El-Reedy, the honorary president of the council, stressed on the importance of visit represents a paradigm shift in the relations between the two countries, especially after a period of cold relations between them, noting that the relations between the two countries are merely a reflection of the convergence of the two president’s views on several issues. He also confirmed the importance of the President’s visit to the congress to view the process of American policy-making.
Each one of the participants presented his perspective from an analytical point of view. These participants were including Ambassadors Rakha Hassan, Mohamed Anis Salem, Reda Shehata, Hajar El-Islamboly, Dr. El-Sayed Amin Shalaby and Dr. Mohamed Kamal.
Their remarks enriched the dialogue in this important seminar and broadened its horizons. The Symposium was concluded with the affirmation by Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran and Ambassador Dr. Hussein Hassouna of the role played by the council in the continued follow-up on these important events.ِ