Egypt and Tajikistan Agree To Boost Security and Economic Cooperation

President of Egypt Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Thursday discussed security and economy cooperation with his Tajikistan counterpart Emomali Rahmon, where both side termed security collaboration important in the fight against terrorism.

El-Sisi received Rahmon at El-Ittihadiya presidential palace, where the leaders also signed a number of memorandum of understanding in different economy and infrastructures projects.

In a joint press conference, El-Sisi said he and Rahmon agreed to work in fields of irrigation, mining, agriculture, tourism, health, pharmaceutical manufacturing, hydroelectric energy domains, as well as making the best use of available water resources.

According to El-Sisi, the two leaders also agreed to strengthen security coordination and to exchange information and experiences in the fields of combating terrorism and organized crime.

In his part, Rahmon said that they had fruitful discussions on bilateral relations, calling mutual cooperation in the best interests of both the countries.

Rahmon said that the five memorandum of understanding which was signed today, will pave the way to further strengthen ties between the two countries.

“I am sure the agreements will boost relations in the commercial, economic, scientific, technical, humanitarian, and cultural spheres,” Rahmon added.

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