Meeting with the H.E. the Ambassador of Belgium in Cairo
On the 23rd of November 2017, the Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA) welcomed H.E. Libille de Cartier, Belgian Ambassador in Cairo, where Egypt-Belgium bilateral relations were the focus of discussions. Other topics were also addressed during the discussions, including areas of bilateral cooperation and means of coordination between the two countries in the areas of combating terrorism and resolving many of the Region’s crises.
The following dignitaries were present at the meeting: H.E. Ambassador Mounier Zahran, ECFA’s Chairman and Their Excellencies Ambassadors Muhammad Shaker, Hussein Kamel, Farouq Mabrouk, Muhammad Moustafa Kamal, Adel El-Saloussy, Muhammad El-Ashmawy, Muhammad Mounier Abdul-Lateef, as well as Eng. Ismail Othman, Dr. Eng. Nabil Shuaib, and Maj. Gen. Muhammad El-Shahawy.
The meeting began with H.E. the Belgian Ambassador reviewing the significant developments that the State of Belgium is currently witnessing, Belgium’s keenness to build balanced relations with the world States and the enhancing of European integration process through promoting the Union’s working mechanisms. She also addressed Egypt-Belgium bilateral relations, which date back to the 1940s. She also touched on Belgium support to all economic reform steps undertaken by the Egypt State.
She concluded her speech by expressing Belgium’s desire to strengthen cooperation and coordination with Egypt in all areas, foremost of which is combating terrorism and fighting religious extremism and militancy.