Chief guest of Republic Day, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in India, received a grand reception
Republic Day parade Chief guest Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, the chief guest of India's Republic Day celebrations 2023, reached New Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day visit to India.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi reached New Delhi on Tuesday on a three-day visit to India. This is his third visit to India since 2015. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi is the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations this time. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including five ministers and senior officials, sources said. This is the first time that an Egyptian President has been invited as the chief guest of the Republic Day celebrations. A contingent of the Egyptian army will also take part in the Republic Day parade. India and Egypt are celebrating 75 years of establishment of diplomatic relations this year. Egypt has also been invited as the 'guest country' during India's G20 chairmanship in 2022-23.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi had earlier visited India in October 2015 to attend the 3rd India Africa Forum Summit and in September 2016 on a state visit.
Official sources said Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will hold bilateral meetings and delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest.
President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of India Smt. Draupadi Murmu, Foreign Minister S. Will also meet Jaishankar. Sisi will also interact with the Indian business community at a business event during his visit.